A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 276 km ENE of Miyako, Japan (171 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/09/20 / 2020-09-04 16:42:38 / September 4, 2020 @ 4:42 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 145.0412° East, latitude 40.3748° North, depth = 38.56 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bkxq. Unique identifier: us7000bkxq. The temblor was reported at 16:42:38 / 4:42 pm (local time epicenter). 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 38.56 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 276 km ENE of Miyako, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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