A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Naze in Japan. Exact location, longitude 129.4828° East, latitude 28.2556° North, depth = 40.93 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/09/16 / 2016-09-10 03:54:39 / September 10, 2016 @ 3:54 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10006nj2. Event ids that are associated: us10006nj2. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:54:39 / 12:54 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 40.93 km (25 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 12 km (8 miles) from Naze (c. 41 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Naze (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 12 km S of Naze, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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