A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 277 km ESE of Iwo Jima, Japan (172 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:36:17 / 12:36 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000g4t6. Id of event: us2000g4t6. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 143.6316° East, 23.4331° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/07/18 / 2018-07-14 02:36:17 / July 14, 2018 @ 2:36 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eleven 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 277 km ESE of Iwo Jima, Japan.
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