A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 205 km SE of Shingu, Japan (127 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 409.68 km, 137.6219° East, 32.4998° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10004dzk. Event ids that are associated: us10004dzk. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 409.68 km (255 miles). Global time and date of event 04/01/16 / 2016-01-04 00:50:42 / January 4, 2016 @ 12:50 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 09:50:42 / 9:50 am (local time epicenter).
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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