A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 106 km W of Itoman, Japan (66 miles) on Thursday. Id of earthquake: us7000crs7. Event ids that are associated: us7000crs7. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/12/20 / 2020-12-17 10:18:36 / December 17, 2020 @ 10:18 am. Exact location of earthquake, 126.6065° East, 26.209° North, depth 61.7 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 61.7 km (38 miles). The temblor was reported at 10:18:36 / 10:18 am (local time epicenter).
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 eighteen 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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