A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 208 km N of Hirara, Japan (129 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:08:36 / 11:08 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/10/15 / 2015-10-12 03:08:36 / October 12, 2015 @ 3:08 am. Unique identifier: us10003mx9. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003mx9. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 151.19 km (94 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 151.19 km, 125.6116° East, 26.6564° North.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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