A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 99 km E of Namie, Japan (62 miles) on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003cxv. Unique identifier: us70003cxv. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:32:03 / 8:32 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.11 km (15 miles). Exact location of event, depth 24.11 km, 142.1101° East, 37.333° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/04/19 / 2019-04-27 11:32:03 / April 27, 2019 @ 11:32 am.
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 five and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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