A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 239 km N of Chichi-shima, Japan (149 miles). Event id: us70006pqe. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006pqe. Exact location, longitude 142.1406° East, latitude 29.2462° North, depth = 18.04 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18.04 km (11 miles). The temblor was detected at 13:56:44 / 1:56 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/12/19 / 2019-12-22 04:56:44 / December 22, 2019 @ 4:56 am.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 239 km N of Chichi-shima, Japan.
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