A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes Sea of Japan (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 452.38 km, 133.7556° East, 38.6359° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/04/17 / 2017-04-12 07:35:00 / April 12, 2017 @ 7:35 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:35:00 / 4:35 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10008gvh. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008gvh. The epicenter was at a depth of 452.38 km (281 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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