A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 246 km SE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (153 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 141.7827° East, 31.6366° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was reported at 15:56:38 / 3:56 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was 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). Id of earthquake: us100088uh. Event ids that are associated: us100088uh. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/03/17 / 2017-03-14 06:56:38 / March 14, 2017 @ 6:56 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 246 km SE of Hachijo-jima, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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