A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 121 km E of Miyako, Japan (75 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:21:50 / 6:21 pm (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: 24/09/15 / 2015-09-24 08:21:50 / September 24, 2015 @ 8:21 am. Id of earthquake: us20003nld. Event ids that are associated: us20003nld. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.8 km (19 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.3672 East, latitude 39.7034 North, depth = 30.8 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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: 121 km E of Miyako, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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