A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 125 km SSE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (78 miles) on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/10/19 / 2019-10-05 19:27:52 / October 5, 2019 @ 7:27 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 77.63 km (48 miles). The temblor was reported at 04:27:52 / 4:27 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.3546 East, latitude 32.057 North, depth = 77.63 km. Unique identifier: us70005r4z. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005r4z.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 125 km SSE of Hachijo-jima, Japan.
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