A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 276 km ESE of Ishinomaki, Japan (171 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:55:04 / 6:55 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000iupq. Id of event: us2000iupq. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/12/18 / 2018-12-11 08:55:04 / December 11, 2018 @ 8:55 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 144.1921 East, latitude 37.4444 North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 276 km ESE of Ishinomaki, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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