A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 97 km SE of Chichi-shima, Japan (60 miles) on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000629l. Id of event: us6000629l. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:25:37 / 8:25 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/10/19 / 2019-10-18 22:25:37 / October 18, 2019 @ 10:25 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 142.9841° East, 26.5394° North, depth 10 km.
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 two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 97 km SE of Chichi-shima, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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