A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 214 km WSW of Hachijo-jima, Japan (133 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:27:06 / 8:27 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 386.69 km (240 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us10004rrk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004rrk. Exact location of earthquake, 137.8228° East, 32.1186° North, depth 386.69 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/02/16 / 2016-02-18 23:27:06 / February 18, 2016 @ 11:27 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 214 km WSW of Hachijo-jima, Japan.
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