A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 191 km ESE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (119 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 141.6428° East, 32.3472° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/01/17 / 2017-01-22 15:36:43 / January 22, 2017 @ 3:36 pm. The temblor was picked up at 00:36:43 / 12:36 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20008i5b. Event ids that are associated: us20008i5b.
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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 191 km ESE of Hachijo-jima, Japan.
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