A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 177 km W of Chichi-shima, Japan (110 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.4453 East, latitude 26.8752 North, depth = 463.01 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/07/17 / 2017-07-09 13:57:36 / July 9, 2017 @ 1:57 pm. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:57:36 / 10:57 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 463.01 km (288 miles). Event id: us100098dg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100098dg.
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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 177 km W of Chichi-shima, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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