A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 286 km SSE of Kushiro, Japan (178 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 28/10/19 / 2019-10-28 11:26:29 / October 28, 2019 @ 11:26 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 145.2684° East, 40.4821° North, depth 34.91 km. The temblor was reported at 21:26:29 / 9:26 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.91 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us600063x4. Event ids that are associated: us600063x4.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 286 km SSE of Kushiro, Japan.
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