A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 253 km SE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (157 miles) on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us100087p9. Unique identifier: us100087p9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 20:52:00 / 8:52 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/03/17 / 2017-03-08 11:52:00 / March 8, 2017 @ 11:52 am. Exact location of earthquake, 141.9388° East, 31.6863° North, depth 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 253 km SE of Hachijo-jima, Japan.
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