A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 103 km SE of Naze, Japan (64 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 130.2288° East, 27.7037° North, depth 10 km. Id of earthquake: us10008ib5. Event ids that are associated: us10008ib5. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/04/17 / 2017-04-17 07:04:37 / April 17, 2017 @ 7:04 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 16:04:37 / 4:04 pm (local time epicenter).
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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 103 km SE of Naze, Japan.
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