A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 42 km SE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (26 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 98.35 km (61 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/01/19 / 2019-01-04 22:05:07 / January 4, 2019 @ 10:05 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j7bb. Id of event: us2000j7bb. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.1248 East, latitude 32.8198 North, depth = 98.35 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:05:07 / 7:05 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 42 km SE of Hachijo-jima, Japan.
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