A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported Ryukyu Islands, Japan (0 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 19:11:06 / 7:11 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/03/17 / 2017-03-31 19:11:06 / March 31, 2017 @ 7:11 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 126.9592° East, 24.8727° North, depth 23.18 km. Event id: us10008f8i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008f8i. The epicenter was at a depth of 23.18 km (14 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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