A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 104 km NE of Naze, Japan (65 miles) on Monday. Exact location, longitude 130.1049° East, latitude 29.1343° North, depth = 44.91 km. The temblor was detected at 10:26:47 / 10:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/02/17 / 2017-02-06 01:26:47 / February 6, 2017 @ 1:26 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 44.91 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20008khs. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008khs.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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