A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 116 km ESE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (72 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 03:40:20 / 3:40 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 05/10/18 / 2018-10-05 18:40:20 / October 5, 2018 @ 6:40 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 140.9675° East, 32.7244° North, depth 42.13 km. Unique identifier: us1000h7qr. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000h7qr. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.13 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 116 km ESE of Hachijo-jima, Japan.
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