A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 71 km N of Hachijo-jima, Japan (44 miles) on Saturday. Exact location, longitude 139.7461° East, latitude 33.7239° North, depth = 150.32 km. Unique identifier: us20005ysl. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005ysl. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/05/16 / 2016-05-28 09:01:26 / May 28, 2016 @ 9:01 am. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:01:26 / 6:01 pm (local time epicenter). 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 150.32 km (93 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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