A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 162 km E of Miyako, Japan (101 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008tz8. Unique identifier: us10008tz8. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:05:30 / 3:05 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/05/17 / 2017-05-21 05:05:30 / May 21, 2017 @ 5:05 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 143.8262° East, 39.8839° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 162 km E of Miyako, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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