A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 186 km NE of Chichi-shima, Japan (116 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.5938 East, latitude 28.2298 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/11/16 / 2016-11-13 11:04:54 / November 13, 2016 @ 11:04 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us1000778k. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000778k. The temblor was picked up at 21:04:54 / 9:04 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 twelve 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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