A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 55 km NNE of Yonakuni, Japan (34 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 123.2338° East, 24.9168° North. Id of earthquake: us200050k0. Event ids that are associated: us200050k0. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:38:54 / 6:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/02/16 / 2016-02-11 22:38:54 / February 11, 2016 @ 10:38 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 55 km NNE of Yonakuni, Japan.
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