A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 12 km NNW of Hachijo-jima, Japan (7 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 182.36 km (113 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 02:23:16 / 2:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 139.729° East, latitude 33.1827° North, depth = 182.36 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gekv. Id of event: us1000gekv. Global time and date of event 15/08/18 / 2018-08-15 17:23:16 / August 15, 2018 @ 5:23 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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