A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 113 km S of Hirara, Japan (70 miles) on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008df6. Id of event: us10008df6. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 08:58:57 / 8:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 125.3925° East, 23.7833° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/03/17 / 2017-03-31 00:58:57 / March 31, 2017 @ 12:58 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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