A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 289 km SE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (180 miles). The temblor was detected at 06:36:27 / 6:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 142.1177° East, 31.3764° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/03/19 / 2019-03-05 21:36:27 / March 5, 2019 @ 9:36 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us1000jfjb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jfjb.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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: 289 km SE of Hachijo-jima, Japan.
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