A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 140 km NNE of Chichi-shima, Japan (87 miles) on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/04/20 / 2020-04-08 07:58:53 / April 8, 2020 @ 7:58 am. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:58:53 / 5:58 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us70008rgm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008rgm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.12 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 20.12 km, 142.5272° East, 28.3217° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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