A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 154 km NNE of Chichi-shima, Japan (96 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/01/16 / 2016-01-16 03:17:23 / January 16, 2016 @ 3:17 am. Event id: us10004g1w. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004g1w. Exact location of event, longitude 142.6967 East, latitude 28.4098 North, depth = 18.78 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:17:23 / 1:17 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 18.78 km (12 miles). 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. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 154 km NNE of Chichi-shima, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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