A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 138 km SE of Chichi-shima, Japan (86 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/09/19 / 2019-09-04 22:18:16 / September 4, 2019 @ 10:18 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 143.1454° East, 26.157° North, depth 10 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:18:16 / 8:18 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005eut. Id of event: us70005eut. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 138 km SE of Chichi-shima, Japan.
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