A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 221 km SSE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (137 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 90.6 km (56 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 25/02/17 / 2017-02-25 16:03:42 / February 25, 2017 @ 4:03 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 01:03:42 / 1:03 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20008meq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008meq. Exact location of event, longitude 140.4044 East, latitude 31.1559 North, depth = 90.6 km.
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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