A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 243 km SE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (151 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 24.4 km (15 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/02/17 / 2017-02-27 04:32:44 / February 27, 2017 @ 4:32 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 141.7599° East, 31.6439° North, depth 24.4 km. The temblor was detected at 13:32:44 / 1:32 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008mly. Id of event: us20008mly.
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 twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 243 km SE of Hachijo-jima, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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