A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 231 km S of Hachijo-jima, Japan (144 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 140.0771 East, latitude 31.005 North, depth = 95.49 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 95.49 km (59 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 26/05/20 / 2020-05-26 02:18:28 / May 26, 2020 @ 2:18 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 11:18:28 / 11:18 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70009qbs. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009qbs. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 twelve 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.
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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: 231 km S of Hachijo-jima, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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