A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 250 km SE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (155 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/03/19 / 2019-03-28 11:07:59 / March 28, 2019 @ 11:07 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 20:07:59 / 8:07 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000k6h0. Id of event: us2000k6h0. Exact location of earthquake, 141.3404° East, 31.2381° North, depth 35 km.
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 seven and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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