A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 121 km SSW of Itoman, Japan (75 miles). The temblor was picked up at 20:00:08 / 8:00 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007weq. Unique identifier: us10007weq. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/01/17 / 2017-01-31 12:00:08 / January 31, 2017 @ 12:00 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 127.092° East, 25.1615° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 121 km SSW of Itoman, Japan.
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