A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 108 km NW of Nago, Japan (67 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 101.31 km (63 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/08/16 / 2016-08-27 09:23:28 / August 27, 2016 @ 9:23 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006j3x. Unique identifier: us10006j3x. Exact location, longitude 127.3162° East, latitude 27.3677° North, depth = 101.31 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:23:28 / 5:23 pm (local time epicenter).
Each 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. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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