A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 219 km SSE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (136 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us1000hstt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hstt. The temblor was detected at 19:31:25 / 7:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/11/18 / 2018-11-10 10:31:25 / November 10, 2018 @ 10:31 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 140.9099° East, 31.3416° North, depth 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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