A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 186 km WSW of Hachijo-jima, Japan (116 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 359.2 km (223 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 137.9251° East, 32.5215° North, depth 359.2 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/10/19 / 2019-10-21 14:34:22 / October 21, 2019 @ 2:34 pm. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:34:22 / 11:34 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70006171. Event ids that are associated: us70006171.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 186 km WSW of Hachijo-jima, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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