A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 86 km S of Iwo Jima, Japan (53 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:09:27 / 10:09 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 169.65 km (105 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 141.3566° East, latitude 24.0048° North, depth = 169.65 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/10/19 / 2019-10-18 13:09:27 / October 18, 2019 @ 1:09 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000629g. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000629g.
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 one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 86 km S of Iwo Jima, Japan.
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