A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 216 km NW of Iwo Jima, Japan (134 miles) on Tuesday. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:37:40 / 11:37 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.08 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 24/10/17 / 2017-10-24 14:37:40 / October 24, 2017 @ 2:37 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 139.7746 East, latitude 26.133 North, depth = 16.08 km. Id of earthquake: us1000b04g. Event ids that are associated: us1000b04g.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 216 km NW of Iwo Jima, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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