A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 251 km N of Chichi-shima, Japan (156 miles) on Thursday. Global time and date of event 25/05/16 / 2016-05-25 23:01:21 / May 25, 2016 @ 11:01 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:01:21 / 8:01 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.63 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 16.63 km, 142.404° East, 29.3495° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005xyl. Unique identifier: us20005xyl.
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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