A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 82 km NNE of Iwo Jima, Japan (51 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 141.5174 East, latitude 25.5065 North, depth = 22.61 km. The temblor was detected at 14:52:12 / 2:52 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 22.61 km (14 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000bph2. Event ids that are associated: us2000bph2. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/11/17 / 2017-11-16 05:52:12 / November 16, 2017 @ 5:52 am.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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