A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 185 km SE of Katsuura, Japan (115 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:49:48 / 9:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/12/18 / 2018-12-24 00:49:48 / December 24, 2018 @ 12:49 am. Id of earthquake: us2000j2zk. Event ids that are associated: us2000j2zk. Exact location, longitude 141.8261° East, latitude 34.033° North, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 185 km SE of Katsuura, Japan.
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