A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 201 km SE of Katsuura, Japan (125 miles) on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/12/18 / 2018-12-24 00:28:34 / December 24, 2018 @ 12:28 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 142.0093° East, 33.9934° North. The temblor was picked up at 09:28:34 / 9:28 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j2zf. Id of event: us2000j2zf.
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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 201 km SE of Katsuura, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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