A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 168 km SE of Iwo Jima, Japan (104 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 40.65 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/11/16 / 2016-11-01 22:04:14 / November 1, 2016 @ 10:04 pm. Exact location of event, depth 40.65 km, 142.3555° East, 23.588° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000763h. Unique identifier: us1000763h. The temblor was detected at 07:04:14 / 7:04 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 168 km SE of Iwo Jima, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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