A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 84 km NW of Chichi-shima, Japan (52 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000bidt. Event ids that are associated: us2000bidt. The temblor was reported at 21:51:02 / 9:51 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.67 km (24 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/11/17 / 2017-11-04 12:51:02 / November 4, 2017 @ 12:51 pm. Exact location, longitude 141.5503° East, latitude 27.5581° North, depth = 38.67 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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