A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 95 km S of Hirara, Japan (59 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007vqm. Id of event: us10007vqm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 125.4164 East, latitude 23.9449 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:46:05 / 5:46 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 11/01/17 / 2017-01-11 21:46:05 / January 11, 2017 @ 9:46 pm UTC/GMT.
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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 95 km S of Hirara, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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