A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 113 km E of Namie, Japan (70 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 142.2702° East, 37.339° North, depth 23.37 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 23.37 km (15 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/10/18 / 2018-10-24 20:01:24 / October 24, 2018 @ 8:01 pm. Event id: us1000hj3w. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hj3w. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:01:24 / 5:01 am (local time epicenter).
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 three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 113 km E of Namie, Japan.
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