A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 75 km SSW of Yonakuni, Japan (47 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 122.593° East, 23.9014° North. 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 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 00:16:34 / 12:16 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005ju6. Unique identifier: us20005ju6. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/04/16 / 2016-04-19 16:16:34 / April 19, 2016 @ 4:16 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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