A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 107 km ESE of Iwo Jima, Japan (66 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20004z24. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004z24. Exact location of event, depth 54.71 km, 142.3471° East, 24.5018° North. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:09:12 / 7:09 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 54.71 km (34 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/02/16 / 2016-02-05 22:09:12 / February 5, 2016 @ 10:09 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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