A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 73 km SSE of Iwo Jima, Japan (45 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 193.49 km (120 miles). 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: 14/07/17 / 2017-07-14 22:30:37 / July 14, 2017 @ 10:30 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 141.6443° East, 24.1853° North, depth 193.49 km. The temblor was reported at 07:30:37 / 7:30 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009y3a. Id of event: us20009y3a.
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 nine 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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