A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Bonin Islands, Japan region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 141.9188° East, 26.4211° North, depth 52.71 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:01:10 / 9:01 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10008ltv. Event ids that are associated: us10008ltv. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/04/17 / 2017-04-28 21:01:10 / April 28, 2017 @ 9:01 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 52.71 km (33 miles).
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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