A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 90 km N of Iwo Jima, Japan (56 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 141.2189° East, latitude 25.5949° North, depth = 15 km. The temblor was detected at 08:25:25 / 8:25 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/08/17 / 2017-08-06 23:25:25 / August 6, 2017 @ 11:25 pm. Unique identifier: us2000a6vj. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a6vj. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 90 km N of Iwo Jima, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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