A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 60 km SE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (37 miles). Exact location, longitude 140.2517° East, latitude 32.6946° North, depth = 115.66 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:24:42 / 5:24 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cq21. Id of event: us2000cq21. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/01/18 / 2018-01-26 20:24:42 / January 26, 2018 @ 8:24 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 115.66 km (72 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 60 km SE of Hachijo-jima, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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