A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 121 km NE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (75 miles) on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/02/20 / 2020-02-23 17:29:18 / February 23, 2020 @ 5:29 pm. Exact location of event, depth 49.47 km, 140.7471° East, 33.8329° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 49.47 km (31 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70007vb4. Event ids that are associated: us70007vb4. The temblor was reported at 02:29:18 / 2:29 am (local time epicenter).
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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 121 km NE of Hachijo-jima, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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