A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 269 km N of Chichi-shima, Japan (167 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 142.6748° East, 29.4788° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 02/07/17 / 2017-07-02 07:01:56 / July 2, 2017 @ 7:01 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us100095u7. Unique identifier: us100095u7. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:01:56 / 5:01 pm (local time epicenter).
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 thirteen 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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