A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 131 km ESE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (81 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 42.49 km, 141.1326° East, 32.7191° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/05/20 / 2020-05-20 11:45:27 / May 20, 2020 @ 11:45 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009lkd. Id of event: us70009lkd. The temblor was detected at 20:45:27 / 8:45 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 42.49 km (26 miles).
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 nineteen 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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