A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 162 km E of Nago, Japan (101 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 129.6097° East, 26.6472° North. 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. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005pdw. Unique identifier: us70005pdw. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:47:04 / 10:47 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/09/19 / 2019-09-23 01:47:04 / September 23, 2019 @ 1:47 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 162 km E of Nago, Japan.
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