A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 248 km NW of Chichi-shima, Japan (154 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/09/17 / 2017-09-27 21:10:38 / September 27, 2017 @ 9:10 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000avkb. Unique identifier: us2000avkb. The temblor was detected at 06:10:38 / 6:10 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.59 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 140.5529° East, 28.769° North, depth 38.59 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 248 km NW of Chichi-shima, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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