A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 153 km S of Hachijo-jima, Japan (95 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/11/17 / 2017-11-19 16:38:33 / November 19, 2017 @ 4:38 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 33.34 km (21 miles). The temblor was reported at 01:38:33 / 1:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 139.8459 East, latitude 31.698 North, depth = 33.34 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000brh8. Id of event: us2000brh8.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 153 km S of Hachijo-jima, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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