A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 202 km SW of Hachijo-jima, Japan (126 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 380.37 km (236 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/04/19 / 2019-04-29 09:56:30 / April 29, 2019 @ 9:56 am. The temblor was reported at 18:56:30 / 6:56 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003dw1. Id of event: us70003dw1. Exact location of event, longitude 138.4044 East, latitude 31.6941 North, depth = 380.37 km.
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 202 km SW of Hachijo-jima, Japan.
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