A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 167 km ESE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (104 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.4367 East, latitude 32.4684 North, depth = 35.44 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 07:04:35 / 7:04 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35.44 km (22 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009p4w. Id of event: us20009p4w. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/06/17 / 2017-06-22 22:04:35 / June 22, 2017 @ 10:04 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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