A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 223 km E of Yamada, Japan (139 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/10/19 / 2019-10-02 01:43:14 / October 2, 2019 @ 1:43 am. Exact location, longitude 144.4863° East, latitude 39.0495° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us70005pne. Event ids that are associated: us70005pne. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:43:14 / 11:43 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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