A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 88 km SW of Kurio, Japan (55 miles) on Thursday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:38:40 / 1:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/10/20 / 2020-10-15 01:38:40 / October 15, 2020 @ 1:38 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 129.7687 East, latitude 29.7124 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us6000cakh. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cakh.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 88 km SW of Kurio, Japan.
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