A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 197 km SW of Hachijo-jima, Japan (122 miles). Exact location of event, depth 390.87 km, 138.0975° East, 32.0384° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100096py. Id of event: us100096py. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:12:23 / 12:12 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/06/17 / 2017-06-27 15:12:23 / June 27, 2017 @ 3:12 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 390.87 km (243 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 197 km SW of Hachijo-jima, Japan.
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