A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 108 km SE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (67 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 64.28 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/06/17 / 2017-06-02 00:55:21 / June 2, 2017 @ 12:55 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:55:21 / 9:55 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20009j56. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009j56. Exact location of earthquake, 140.7402° East, 32.5139° North, depth 64.28 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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