A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 76 km N of Chichi-shima, Japan (47 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000abbv. Event ids that are associated: us2000abbv. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/08/17 / 2017-08-20 15:40:07 / August 20, 2017 @ 3:40 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 59.01 km (37 miles). Exact location of event, depth 59.01 km, 142.3515° East, 27.7604° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:40:07 / 12:40 am (local time epicenter).
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 seven 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 76 km N of Chichi-shima, Japan.
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