A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 174 km NNW of Iwo Jima, Japan (108 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, 140.6635° East, 26.2336° North, depth 406.97 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/06/17 / 2017-06-26 17:42:06 / June 26, 2017 @ 5:42 pm. Event id: us20009pr0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009pr0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 406.97 km (253 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:42:06 / 2:42 am (local time epicenter).
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 174 km NNW of Iwo Jima, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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