A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 229 km E of Namie, Japan (142 miles) on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008im0. Id of event: us10008im0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:20:08 / 7:20 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.7 km (20 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 143.58° East, 37.2844° North, depth 31.7 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/04/17 / 2017-04-10 21:20:08 / April 10, 2017 @ 9:20 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 229 km E of Namie, Japan.
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