A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 187 km SSE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (116 miles) on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us60006q90. Unique identifier: us60006q90. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 13:21:22 / 1:21 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.84 km (36 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/12/19 / 2019-12-03 04:21:22 / December 3, 2019 @ 4:21 am. Exact location of event, depth 57.84 km, 140.6839° East, 31.5716° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 187 km SSE of Hachijo-jima, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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