A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 175 km SSE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (109 miles). 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 116.44 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 19:15:59 / 7:15 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009j7d. Id of event: us20009j7d. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/06/17 / 2017-06-02 10:15:59 / June 2, 2017 @ 10:15 am. Exact location, longitude 140.3191° East, latitude 31.5663° North, depth = 116.44 km.
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 three 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 175 km SSE of Hachijo-jima, Japan.
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