A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 238 km SSE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (148 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 85.01 km (53 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/05/20 / 2020-05-26 03:32:41 / May 26, 2020 @ 3:32 am. Id of earthquake: us70009qcp. Event ids that are associated: us70009qcp. Exact location of event, depth 85.01 km, 140.5156° East, 31.0232° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 12:32:41 / 12:32 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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