A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 75 km NE of Yonakuni, Japan (47 miles). Event id: us2000avlw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000avlw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 125.83 km (78 miles). Exact location of event, depth 125.83 km, 123.4716° East, 24.998° North. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:56:39 / 5:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/09/17 / 2017-09-27 21:56:39 / September 27, 2017 @ 9:56 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 fifteen 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 75 km NE of Yonakuni, Japan.
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