A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 101 km E of Hachijo-jima, Japan (63 miles). Event id: us10008rte. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008rte. The temblor was reported at 05:39:21 / 5:39 am (local time epicenter). 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 30.83 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 30.83 km, 140.8807° East, 33.0417° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/05/17 / 2017-05-06 20:39:21 / May 6, 2017 @ 8:39 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventeen 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 101 km E of Hachijo-jima, Japan.
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