A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 227 km WSW of Hachijo-jima, Japan (141 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 410.07 km (255 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/05/16 / 2016-05-07 20:04:52 / May 7, 2016 @ 8:04 pm UTC/GMT. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:04:52 / 5:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 137.6409° East, 32.1456° North, depth 410.07 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10005h76. Unique identifier: us10005h76.
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. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 227 km WSW of Hachijo-jima, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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