A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 168 km SSE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (104 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/10/18 / 2018-10-30 13:46:49 / October 30, 2018 @ 1:46 pm. Exact location of event, depth 108.42 km, 140.595° East, 31.7203° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 108.42 km (67 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000i7ka. Id of event: us2000i7ka. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:46:49 / 10:46 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 168 km SSE of Hachijo-jima, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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