A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 101 km SE of Naze, Japan (63 miles). Exact location of event, depth 21.34 km, 130.282° East, 27.7847° North. Id of earthquake: us10008iey. Event ids that are associated: us10008iey. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21.34 km (13 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/04/17 / 2017-04-17 18:57:29 / April 17, 2017 @ 6:57 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 03:57:29 / 3:57 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 101 km SE of Naze, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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