A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 266 km ESE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (165 miles) on Sunday. Global time and date of event 21/12/19 / 2019-12-21 21:43:18 / December 21, 2019 @ 9:43 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 142.4914° East, latitude 32.3116° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 06:43:18 / 6:43 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006pld. Id of event: us70006pld.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ten 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 266 km ESE of Hachijo-jima, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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