A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 127 km WNW of Chichi-shima, Japan (79 miles) on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us10005ix3. Event ids that are associated: us10005ix3. Exact location of earthquake, 141.0787° East, 27.6215° North, depth 30.58 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30.58 km (19 miles). Global time and date of event 15/05/16 / 2016-05-15 09:40:34 / May 15, 2016 @ 9:40 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 18:40:34 / 6:40 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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.
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