A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 222 km WNW of Chichi-shima, Japan (138 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10003n0w. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003n0w. Exact location of earthquake, 140.0261° East, 27.516° North, depth 486.03 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 486.03 km (302 miles). The temblor was reported at 21:17:03 / 9:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/09/15 / 2015-09-30 12:17:03 / September 30, 2015 @ 12:17 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 three and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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