A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 65 km SE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (40 miles) on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008fuk. Id of event: us10008fuk. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:17:35 / 11:17 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 140.3073° East, latitude 32.6725° North, depth = 29.28 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 29.28 km (18 miles). Global time and date of event 08/04/17 / 2017-04-08 14:17:35 / April 8, 2017 @ 2:17 pm UTC/GMT.
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 65 km SE of Hachijo-jima, Japan.
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