A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 105 km E of Iwaki, Japan (65 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 142.0663° East, latitude 36.9496° North, depth = 34.87 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/09/19 / 2019-09-23 02:33:08 / September 23, 2019 @ 2:33 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 34.87 km (22 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:33:08 / 11:33 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70005pdz. Unique identifier: us70005pdz.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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