A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 226 km ESE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (140 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:04:06 / 4:04 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10008htu. Event ids that are associated: us10008htu. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 141.8627° East, 32.0273° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/04/17 / 2017-04-15 07:04:06 / April 15, 2017 @ 7:04 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 226 km ESE of Hachijo-jima, Japan.
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