A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 150 km E of Chichi-shima, Japan (93 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/02/18 / 2018-02-06 22:43:50 / February 6, 2018 @ 10:43 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:43:50 / 8:43 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.7271 East, latitude 26.9466 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000d39r. Unique identifier: us2000d39r. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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