A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 37 km ESE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (23 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 20:28:51 / 8:28 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 153.69 km (95 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.1839 East, latitude 32.9898 North, depth = 153.69 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000hxfg. Event ids that are associated: us1000hxfg. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/11/18 / 2018-11-21 11:28:51 / November 21, 2018 @ 11:28 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 37 km ESE of Hachijo-jima, Japan.
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