A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 192 km SE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (119 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 45.02 km (28 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 13:40:43 / 1:40 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000dcbj. Event ids that are associated: us1000dcbj. Exact location of event, longitude 140.9661 East, latitude 31.6621 North, depth = 45.02 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/04/18 / 2018-04-02 04:40:43 / April 2, 2018 @ 4:40 am UTC/GMT.
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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-two 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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