A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 209 km E of Nago, Japan (130 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 130.081 East, latitude 26.4504 North, depth = 14.5 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/07/20 / 2020-07-31 17:04:26 / July 31, 2020 @ 5:04 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.5 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us6000b7ia. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b7ia. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:04:26 / 5:04 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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