A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 149 km SE of Ishigaki, Japan (93 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:34:22 / 7:34 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000ec16. Unique identifier: us1000ec16. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.1028 East, latitude 23.3073 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/05/18 / 2018-05-22 23:34:22 / May 22, 2018 @ 11:34 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 149 km SE of Ishigaki, Japan.
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