A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 231 km SE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (144 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/11/17 / 2017-11-04 04:45:36 / November 4, 2017 @ 4:45 am. Exact location of event, longitude 141.3413 East, latitude 31.4574 North, depth = 45.21 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 13:45:36 / 1:45 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.21 km (28 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bia2. Id of event: us2000bia2.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-eight 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.
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