A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 120 km ENE of Miyako, Japan (75 miles). Global time and date of event 22/07/17 / 2017-07-22 01:46:46 / July 22, 2017 @ 1:46 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 11:46:46 / 11:46 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20009zjl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009zjl. Exact location, longitude 143.2542° East, latitude 40.0597° North, depth = 22.26 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.26 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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