A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 168 km ENE of Iwo Jima, Japan (104 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 21:18:54 / 9:18 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 31.43 km (20 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 142.7808 East, latitude 25.543 North, depth = 31.43 km. Global time and date of event 18/06/17 / 2017-06-18 11:18:54 / June 18, 2017 @ 11:18 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us20009nf9. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009nf9.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 168 km ENE of Iwo Jima, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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