A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 216 km ESE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (134 miles) on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000axku. Id of event: us1000axku. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.18 km (16 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:55:31 / 3:55 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/10/17 / 2017-10-20 18:55:31 / October 20, 2017 @ 6:55 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 141.841 East, latitude 32.1735 North, depth = 25.18 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twenty-five 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 216 km ESE of Hachijo-jima, Japan.
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