A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 201 km SE of Katsuura, Japan (125 miles). Exact location, longitude 141.8223° East, latitude 33.8273° North, depth = 12.09 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.09 km (8 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000a40l. Event ids that are associated: us2000a40l. The temblor was detected at 02:10:42 / 2:10 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/07/17 / 2017-07-29 17:10:42 / July 29, 2017 @ 5:10 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 fifty-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.
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