A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 283 km SE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (176 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:38:29 / 3:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 141.5301 East, latitude 30.9912 North, depth = 35 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003gar. Unique identifier: us70003gar. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/04/19 / 2019-04-24 18:38:29 / April 24, 2019 @ 6:38 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 283 km SE of Hachijo-jima, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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