A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 175 km ESE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (109 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 35.51 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.4004 East, latitude 32.2597 North, depth = 35.51 km. The temblor was reported at 05:57:03 / 5:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/11/18 / 2018-11-19 20:57:03 / November 19, 2018 @ 8:57 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000hx0u. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hx0u.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 175 km ESE of Hachijo-jima, Japan.
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