A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 206 km ESE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (128 miles) on Saturday. Unique identifier: us7000351h. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000351h. Exact location of event, longitude 141.9225 East, latitude 32.5765 North, depth = 16.86 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16.86 km (10 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:56:22 / 4:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/04/19 / 2019-04-05 19:56:22 / April 5, 2019 @ 7:56 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 206 km ESE of Hachijo-jima, Japan.
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