A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 270 km SSE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (168 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.87 km (15 miles). The temblor was reported at 04:43:07 / 4:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/01/17 / 2017-01-13 19:43:07 / January 13, 2017 @ 7:43 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us10007vt7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007vt7. Exact location, longitude 141.3449° East, latitude 31.0257° North, depth = 23.87 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 270 km SSE of Hachijo-jima, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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