A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 233 km SSW of Hachijo-jima, Japan (145 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 138.7446 East, latitude 31.1786 North, depth = 371.24 km. The temblor was detected at 06:12:35 / 6:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/09/19 / 2019-09-29 21:12:35 / September 29, 2019 @ 9:12 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 371.24 km (231 miles). 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: us70005s52. Id of event: us70005s52.
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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