A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 100 km NE of Chichi-shima, Japan (62 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.27 km (18 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10003k76. Unique identifier: us10003k76. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/10/15 / 2015-10-04 12:55:50 / October 4, 2015 @ 12:55 pm. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:55:50 / 10:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.0357 East, latitude 27.624 North, depth = 28.27 km.
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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 100 km NE of Chichi-shima, Japan.
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