A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 261 km ESE of Kamaishi, Japan (162 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 13:01:20 / 1:01 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000blvq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000blvq. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/09/20 / 2020-09-08 13:01:20 / September 8, 2020 @ 1:01 pm. 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). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.6424 East, latitude 38.3669 North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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