A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 241 km WNW of Chichi-shima, Japan (150 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 495.21 km (308 miles). Event id: us10008eg8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008eg8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 08:59:46 / 8:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 139.8725° East, 27.6892° North, depth 495.21 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/04/17 / 2017-04-04 23:59:46 / April 4, 2017 @ 11:59 pm UTC/GMT.
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 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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