A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 168 km W of Hachijo-jima, Japan (104 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 328.94 km (204 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d9nv. Id of event: us1000d9nv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:36:15 / 1:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 328.94 km, 138.0004° East, 33.0014° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/03/18 / 2018-03-27 16:36:15 / March 27, 2018 @ 4:36 pm.
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 168 km W of Hachijo-jima, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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