A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 109 km WSW of Chichi-shima, Japan (68 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:54:18 / 5:54 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 102.26 km (64 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 22/10/19 / 2019-10-22 20:54:18 / October 22, 2019 @ 8:54 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us70005xbu. Event ids that are associated: us70005xbu. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.2397 East, latitude 26.6236 North, depth = 102.26 km. 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 109 km WSW of Chichi-shima, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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