A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 149 km SE of Katsuura, Japan (93 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/05/20 / 2020-05-26 09:05:05 / May 26, 2020 @ 9:05 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009qi7. Unique identifier: us70009qi7. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.4685 East, latitude 34.1939 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:05:05 / 6:05 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve 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.
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