A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 232 km ENE of Hasaki, Japan (144 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 08:42:59 / 8:42 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.89 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, depth 34.89 km, 143.359° East, 36.1248° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/06/16 / 2016-06-10 22:42:59 / June 10, 2016 @ 10:42 pm. Id of earthquake: us200064sr. Event ids that are associated: us200064sr.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 232 km ENE of Hasaki, Japan.
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