A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 103 km ESE of Iwo Jima, Japan (64 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008jk7. Unique identifier: us20008jk7. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 538.55 km (335 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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: 13/02/17 / 2017-02-13 20:22:42 / February 13, 2017 @ 8:22 pm. Exact location, longitude 142.2336° East, latitude 24.343° North, depth = 538.55 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:22:42 / 5:22 am (local time epicenter).
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 103 km ESE of Iwo Jima, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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