A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 136 km E of Miyako, Japan (85 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:54:59 / 2:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 143.5228° East, latitude 39.7463° North, depth = 21.57 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/07/20 / 2020-07-09 02:54:59 / July 9, 2020 @ 2:54 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21.57 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us7000akj2. Event ids that are associated: us7000akj2.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-five 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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