A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 172 km SE of Katsuura, Japan (107 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ixa5. Unique identifier: us2000ixa5. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.6401 East, latitude 34.0445 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/12/18 / 2018-12-24 23:20:02 / December 24, 2018 @ 11:20 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:20:02 / 8:20 am (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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