A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 155 km SE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (96 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 140.7466 East, latitude 31.9337 North, depth = 59.58 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:13:32 / 8:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/01/20 / 2020-01-15 11:13:32 / January 15, 2020 @ 11:13 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 59.58 km (37 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us60007i8l. Unique identifier: us60007i8l.
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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 155 km SE of Hachijo-jima, Japan.
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