A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 208 km ESE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (129 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us100085za. Unique identifier: us100085za. The temblor was picked up at 11:58:38 / 11:58 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/02/17 / 2017-02-20 02:58:38 / February 20, 2017 @ 2:58 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 141.9224° East, latitude 32.5142° North, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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