A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 294 km ESE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (183 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 142.7017 East, latitude 32.0819 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us60007enz. Event ids that are associated: us60007enz. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/01/20 / 2020-01-24 13:28:40 / January 24, 2020 @ 1:28 pm. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:28:40 / 11:28 pm (local time epicenter). 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 294 km ESE of Hachijo-jima, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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