A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 102 km NNW of Nago, Japan (63 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 116.58 km (72 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 127.415 East, latitude 27.3686 North, depth = 116.58 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007wiv. Unique identifier: us10007wiv. Global time and date of event 31/01/17 / 2017-01-31 23:24:09 / January 31, 2017 @ 11:24 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 07:24:09 / 7:24 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 two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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