A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 156 km ESE of Iwaki, Japan (97 miles). Global time and date of event 03/04/16 / 2016-04-03 12:19:45 / April 3, 2016 @ 12:19 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 22:19:45 / 10:19 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20005eae. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005eae. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.41 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 142.5239° East, latitude 36.5413° North, depth = 33.41 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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