A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 148 km N of Nago, Japan (92 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 127.9151 East, latitude 27.9278 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005ud1. Id of event: us70005ud1. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:00:26 / 9:00 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/10/19 / 2019-10-06 00:00:26 / October 6, 2019 @ 12:00 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 148 km N of Nago, Japan.
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