A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 299 km N of Chichi-shima, Japan (186 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 141.992 East, latitude 29.7795 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 05/03/18 / 2018-03-05 22:37:30 / March 5, 2018 @ 10:37 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000dcm5. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dcm5. The temblor was reported at 07:37:30 / 7:37 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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