A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 107 km ENE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (66 miles) on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008fei. Id of event: us10008fei. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/04/17 / 2017-04-01 09:14:02 / April 1, 2017 @ 9:14 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 49.41 km (31 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:14:02 / 6:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 140.8802° East, latitude 33.4349° North, depth = 49.41 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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