A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 55 km NNW of Iwo Jima, Japan (34 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 22:46:14 / 10:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 141.1167° East, latitude 25.2486° North, depth = 207.16 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 207.16 km (129 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 28/12/16 / 2016-12-28 13:46:14 / December 28, 2016 @ 1:46 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007nb4. Id of event: us10007nb4.
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. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 55 km NNW of Iwo Jima, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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