A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 156 km SSE of Itoman, Japan (97 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 01:38:44 / 1:38 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70008jbj. Unique identifier: us70008jbj. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/03/20 / 2020-03-31 16:38:44 / March 31, 2020 @ 4:38 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 128.0097° East, 24.7431° North, depth 10 km.
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 one and in the last 365 days twelve 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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