A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 197 km SSE of Katsuura, Japan (122 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 141.0793 East, latitude 33.4783 North, depth = 44.68 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/10/20 / 2020-10-13 13:16:02 / October 13, 2020 @ 1:16 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:16:02 / 1:16 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000c806. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c806. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.68 km (28 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Did you feel the quake?
Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 197 km SSE of Katsuura, Japan.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.