A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 179 km WSW of Chichi-shima, Japan (111 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 421.89 km (262 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/11/19 / 2019-11-13 23:14:38 / November 13, 2019 @ 11:14 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.4817 East, latitude 26.6196 North, depth = 421.89 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006bbs. Id of event: us60006bbs. The temblor was reported at 08:14:38 / 8:14 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten 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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