A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 221 km ESE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (137 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:49:07 / 6:49 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a4fu. Unique identifier: us2000a4fu. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 142.0141° East, 32.3855° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/08/17 / 2017-08-04 09:49:07 / August 4, 2017 @ 9:49 am.
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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 221 km ESE of Hachijo-jima, Japan.
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