A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 24 km W of Yonakuni, Japan (15 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/09/16 / 2016-09-28 09:38:12 / September 28, 2016 @ 9:38 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 91.58 km (57 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:38:12 / 5:38 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10006thy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006thy. Exact location of earthquake, 122.7606° East, 24.4737° North, depth 91.58 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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