A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 132 km ENE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (82 miles). The temblor was detected at 16:35:47 / 4:35 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 47.67 km (30 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 141.118° East, latitude 33.5331° North, depth = 47.67 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005dw3. Id of event: us20005dw3. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/03/16 / 2016-03-27 07:35:47 / March 27, 2016 @ 7:35 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 132 km ENE of Hachijo-jima, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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