A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 227 km SE of Iwo Jima, Japan (141 miles) on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 00:39:25 / 12:39 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10004b12. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004b12. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.6231 East, latitude 23.1054 North, depth = 102.48 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/01/16 / 2016-01-03 14:39:25 / January 3, 2016 @ 2:39 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 102.48 km (64 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 227 km SE of Iwo Jima, Japan.
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