A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 227 km SW of Hachijo-jima, Japan (141 miles) on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000984u. Id of event: us1000984u. The temblor was picked up at 19:34:36 / 7:34 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 385.22 km (239 miles). Exact location, longitude 137.8311° East, latitude 31.8829° North, depth = 385.22 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/07/17 / 2017-07-08 10:34:36 / July 8, 2017 @ 10:34 am.
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 eight 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 227 km SW of Hachijo-jima, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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