A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 121 km SE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (75 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/11/17 / 2017-11-16 09:43:35 / November 16, 2017 @ 9:43 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 140.5468° East, latitude 32.1859° North, depth = 70.95 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:43:35 / 6:43 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 70.95 km (44 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bpkq. Id of event: us2000bpkq.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 121 km SE of Hachijo-jima, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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