A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Volcano Islands, Japan region (0 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:46:12 / 9:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/10/16 / 2016-10-23 11:46:12 / October 23, 2016 @ 11:46 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 45.41 km, 143.9981° East, 23.3913° North. Unique identifier: us100072mv. Ids that are associated to the event: us100072mv. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.41 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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