A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 124 km ESE of Ishinomaki, Japan (77 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 142.5578° East, 37.8865° North, depth 32.02 km. The temblor was detected at 18:04:34 / 6:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/12/18 / 2018-12-14 08:04:34 / December 14, 2018 @ 8:04 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000itie. Unique identifier: us2000itie. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.02 km (20 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 124 km ESE of Ishinomaki, Japan.
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