A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 134 km SE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (83 miles) on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000br8j. Unique identifier: us2000br8j. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 12:28:44 / 12:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 140.8146° East, latitude 32.2215° North, depth = 40.23 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.23 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/11/17 / 2017-11-19 03:28:44 / November 19, 2017 @ 3:28 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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