A earthquake with magnitude 6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 165 km ESE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (103 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000bkrv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bkrv. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/11/17 / 2017-11-09 07:42:12 / November 9, 2017 @ 7:42 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.34 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 141.4466° East, latitude 32.5357° North, depth = 20.34 km. The 6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:42:12 / 4:42 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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 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: 165 km ESE of Hachijo-jima, Japan.
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