A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 235 km E of Hachijo-jima, Japan (146 miles) on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/04/18 / 2018-04-10 09:53:26 / April 10, 2018 @ 9:53 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.2803 East, latitude 32.7362 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 18:53:26 / 6:53 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000dxf6. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dxf6.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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