A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 62 km E of Hachijo-jima, Japan (39 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:51:49 / 4:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.457 East, latitude 33.187 North, depth = 128.45 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 128.45 km (80 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/04/18 / 2018-04-15 19:51:49 / April 15, 2018 @ 7:51 pm. Id of earthquake: us2000e0n1. Event ids that are associated: us2000e0n1.
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 three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 62 km E of Hachijo-jima, Japan.
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