A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 51 km WSW of Hachijo-jima, Japan (32 miles). Event id: us1000ax8l. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000ax8l. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 139.3078 East, latitude 32.8705 North, depth = 215.35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 215.35 km (134 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 05:21:31 / 5:21 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/10/17 / 2017-10-26 20:21:31 / October 26, 2017 @ 8:21 pm.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 51 km WSW of Hachijo-jima, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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