A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 131 km E of Yamada, Japan (81 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.18 km (10 miles). The temblor was detected at 06:43:34 / 6:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/04/17 / 2017-04-01 20:43:34 / April 1, 2017 @ 8:43 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 143.4715° East, 39.3652° North, depth 16.18 km. Id of earthquake: us10008duk. Event ids that are associated: us10008duk.
Every 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 one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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