A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 154 km ENE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (96 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 141.3009 East, latitude 33.6698 North, depth = 41.22 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/10/16 / 2016-10-17 14:54:28 / October 17, 2016 @ 2:54 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.22 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us20007fxb. Ids that are associated to the event: us20007fxb. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:54:28 / 11:54 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days fifty-four 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 154 km ENE of Hachijo-jima, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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