A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 246 km SSE of Iwo Jima, Japan (153 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 142.17 km (88 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/10/17 / 2017-10-23 22:15:49 / October 23, 2017 @ 10:15 pm. Exact location of event, depth 142.17 km, 142.5235° East, 22.8406° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:15:49 / 8:15 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000az69. Unique identifier: us1000az69.
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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