A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 135 km NE of Naze, Japan (84 miles). Exact location, longitude 130.3759° East, latitude 29.3009° North, depth = 30.91 km. Event id: us10004bu8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004bu8. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/12/15 / 2015-12-30 23:18:01 / December 30, 2015 @ 11:18 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.91 km (19 miles). The temblor was picked up at 08:18:01 / 8:18 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 135 km NE of Naze, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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