A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 150 km ENE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (93 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/01/19 / 2019-01-15 11:27:08 / January 15, 2019 @ 11:27 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.67 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 141.2357 East, latitude 33.7059 North, depth = 31.67 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j42r. Id of event: us2000j42r. The temblor was detected at 20:27:08 / 8:27 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days twenty-one 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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