A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 101 km S of Hirara, Japan (63 miles) on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d8at. Id of event: us1000d8at. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:28:39 / 4:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 125.243° East, 23.887° North, depth 23.18 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.18 km (14 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/03/18 / 2018-03-23 20:28:39 / March 23, 2018 @ 8:28 pm.
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 three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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