A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 101 km NE of Chichi-shima, Japan (63 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:32:52 / 10:32 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70006sb2. Event ids that are associated: us70006sb2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.8402 East, latitude 27.8138 North, depth = 11.04 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.04 km (7 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/12/19 / 2019-12-30 00:32:52 / December 30, 2019 @ 12:32 am.
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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 101 km NE of Chichi-shima, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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