A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 285 km NW of Chichi-shima, Japan (177 miles) on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/11/16 / 2016-11-28 12:10:01 / November 28, 2016 @ 12:10 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:10:01 / 9:10 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007f5y. Id of event: us10007f5y. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 416.98 km (259 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 140.1192° East, 28.8697° North, depth 416.98 km.
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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