A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Bonin Islands, Japan region (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 139.6752 East, latitude 28.6857 North, depth = 458.55 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 458.55 km (285 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/07/17 / 2017-07-01 02:53:02 / July 1, 2017 @ 2:53 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us100097s7. Event ids that are associated: us100097s7. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:53:02 / 11:53 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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