A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 282 km SSE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (175 miles) on Sunday. Event id: us2000j550. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j550. The temblor was reported at 09:35:51 / 9:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 141.1837° East, 30.8246° North, depth 54.7 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/12/18 / 2018-12-30 00:35:51 / December 30, 2018 @ 12:35 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 54.7 km (34 miles).
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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 282 km SSE of Hachijo-jima, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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