A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 172 km SSE of Naze, Japan (107 miles) on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/05/16 / 2016-05-27 03:58:43 / May 27, 2016 @ 3:58 am. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:58:43 / 12:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 130.1741° East, latitude 26.9392° North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us20005yd5. Event ids that are associated: us20005yd5.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 172 km SSE of Naze, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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