A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 219 km SW of Hachijo-jima, Japan (136 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006jxz. Id of event: us10006jxz. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 12:26:43 / September 3, 2016 @ 12:26 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:26:43 / 9:26 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 327.03 km (203 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 138.504° East, latitude 31.4404° North, depth = 327.03 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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