A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported off the coast of Hokkaido, Japan (0 miles) on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 64.53 km (40 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008n5y. Id of event: us10008n5y. Global time and date of event 21/04/17 / 2017-04-21 20:00:24 / April 21, 2017 @ 8:00 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 64.53 km, 146.8061° East, 42.7789° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 20:00:24 / 8:00 pm (local time epicenter).
Each 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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