A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 72 km E of Hachijo-jima, Japan (45 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 140.5792° East, 33.072° North, depth 66.04 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us60006p5s. Unique identifier: us60006p5s. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 66.04 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:41:20 / 5:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/12/19 / 2019-12-09 08:41:20 / December 9, 2019 @ 8:41 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 72 km E of Hachijo-jima, Japan.
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