A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 273 km WNW of Chichi-shima, Japan (170 miles). Unique identifier: us100048ra. Ids that are associated to the event: us100048ra. The temblor was picked up at 16:07:22 / 4:07 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 522.82 km (325 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 139.631° East, 27.9767° North, depth 522.82 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/12/15 / 2015-12-17 07:07:22 / December 17, 2015 @ 7:07 am.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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