A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 223 km SE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (139 miles). Global time and date of event 21/07/17 / 2017-07-21 01:24:08 / July 21, 2017 @ 1:24 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 40.75 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a1bi. Unique identifier: us2000a1bi. Exact location of earthquake, 141.2638° East, 31.4992° North, depth 40.75 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:24:08 / 10:24 am (local time epicenter).
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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 223 km SE of Hachijo-jima, Japan.
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