A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 60 km SSW of Chichi-shima, Japan (37 miles). Global time and date of event 08/10/16 / 2016-10-08 23:24:45 / October 8, 2016 @ 11:24 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:24:45 / 8:24 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 58.01 km (36 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.9212 East, latitude 26.6018 North, depth = 58.01 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007e3p. Id of event: us20007e3p.
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 one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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