A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 162 km ENE of Iwo Jima, Japan (101 miles). 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). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:52:50 / 5:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 142.7356 East, latitude 25.5148 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us20009mhl. Event ids that are associated: us20009mhl. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/06/17 / 2017-06-14 19:52:50 / June 14, 2017 @ 7:52 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 162 km ENE of Iwo Jima, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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