A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Nago in Japan. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.842 East, latitude 26.3139 North, depth = 18.24 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/10/18 / 2018-10-13 12:29:05 / October 13, 2018 @ 12:29 pm. The temblor was reported at 21:29:05 / 9:29 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hdx2. Unique identifier: us1000hdx2. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.24 km (11 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Katsuren-haebaru, Nago. Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Nago (c. 59 600 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Katsuren-haebaru (c. 34 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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