A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 92 km SW of Kurio, Japan (57 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/10/20 / 2020-10-08 03:34:31 / October 8, 2020 @ 3:34 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.6591 East, latitude 29.7637 North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was detected at 03:34:31 / 3:34 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000c6m6. Event ids that are associated: us6000c6m6.
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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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