A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 176 km ESE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (109 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 27.99 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.5577 East, latitude 32.5108 North, depth = 27.99 km. Event id: us2000bj3h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bj3h. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/11/17 / 2017-11-06 04:40:28 / November 6, 2017 @ 4:40 am. The temblor was detected at 13:40:28 / 1:40 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 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: 176 km ESE of Hachijo-jima, Japan.
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