A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 257 km E of Hachijo-jima, Japan (160 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:54:35 / 6:54 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70006p8f. Event ids that are associated: us70006p8f. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.25 km (14 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/12/19 / 2019-12-20 20:54:35 / December 20, 2019 @ 8:54 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 142.5548 East, latitude 32.9939 North, depth = 23.25 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seven 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 257 km E of Hachijo-jima, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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