A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 293 km SE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (182 miles). Id of earthquake: us10008ejr. Event ids that are associated: us10008ejr. The epicenter was at a depth of 24.2 km (15 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 141.9029° East, latitude 31.137° North, depth = 24.2 km. The temblor was detected at 19:42:53 / 7:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/04/17 / 2017-04-05 10:42:53 / April 5, 2017 @ 10:42 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-five 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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