A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 123 km ESE of Iwaki, Japan (76 miles) on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/03/19 / 2019-03-13 04:45:06 / March 13, 2019 @ 4:45 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000jejf. Event ids that are associated: us1000jejf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.67 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 142.237 East, latitude 36.8104 North, depth = 34.67 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:45:06 / 1:45 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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