A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 196 km NNE of Chichi-shima, Japan (122 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/05/16 / 2016-05-31 13:38:49 / May 31, 2016 @ 1:38 pm. Exact location, longitude 142.799° East, latitude 28.7809° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us20005zd0. Event ids that are associated: us20005zd0. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:38:49 / 11:38 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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