A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 284 km WNW of Chichi-shima, Japan (176 miles) on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 14/08/18 / 2018-08-14 14:26:06 / August 14, 2018 @ 2:26 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us1000gbkt. Event ids that are associated: us1000gbkt. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:26:06 / 11:26 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 437.98 km (272 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 139.6041 East, latitude 28.1668 North, depth = 437.98 km.
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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