A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 273 km N of Chichi-shima, Japan (170 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:42:05 / 5:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 142.1382 East, latitude 29.55 North, depth = 21.13 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/04/17 / 2017-04-10 20:42:05 / April 10, 2017 @ 8:42 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21.13 km (13 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008gbm. Id of event: us10008gbm.
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 one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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