A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 127 km ENE of Hasaki, Japan (79 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/07/17 / 2017-07-28 07:16:27 / July 28, 2017 @ 7:16 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 142.0614 East, latitude 36.3067 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:16:27 / 4:16 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us2000a22x. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a22x.
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 fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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