A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 100 km ENE of Miyako, Japan (62 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000882n. Unique identifier: us1000882n. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/03/17 / 2017-03-10 05:24:52 / March 10, 2017 @ 5:24 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 21.47 km (13 miles). Exact location, longitude 143.0741° East, latitude 39.8991° North, depth = 21.47 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:24:52 / 3:24 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 100 km ENE of Miyako, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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