A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 263 km WNW of Chichi-shima, Japan (163 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 427.98 km (266 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:14:10 / 4:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 427.98 km, 139.8582° East, 28.2024° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/10/19 / 2019-10-18 19:14:10 / October 18, 2019 @ 7:14 pm. Id of earthquake: us70005vnn. Event ids that are associated: us70005vnn.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 263 km WNW of Chichi-shima, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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