A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 116 km E of Miyako, Japan (72 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 26.39 km (16 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dzd9. Id of event: us2000dzd9. Exact location of event, depth 26.39 km, 143.29° East, 39.8275° North. The temblor was detected at 13:45:51 / 1:45 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/04/18 / 2018-04-13 03:45:51 / April 13, 2018 @ 3:45 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 three and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 116 km E of Miyako, Japan.
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