A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 261 km SE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (162 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.8739 East, latitude 31.5107 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us2000c2rf. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000c2rf. The temblor was picked up at 12:01:01 / 12:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/12/17 / 2017-12-11 03:01:01 / December 11, 2017 @ 3:01 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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