A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 202 km SW of Hachijo-jima, Japan (126 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 378.86 km, 138.0681° East, 31.997° North. Global time and date of event 18/03/17 / 2017-03-18 22:24:38 / March 18, 2017 @ 10:24 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us20008t31. Event ids that are associated: us20008t31. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 378.86 km (235 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 07:24:38 / 7:24 am (local time epicenter).
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 202 km SW of Hachijo-jima, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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