A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 235 km N of Chichi-shima, Japan (146 miles) on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us1000jgmg. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jgmg. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/03/19 / 2019-03-08 04:05:53 / March 8, 2019 @ 4:05 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 142.6112° East, latitude 29.1793° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 14:05:53 / 2:05 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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