A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 288 km NNW of Chichi-shima, Japan (179 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/07/17 / 2017-07-08 20:21:56 / July 8, 2017 @ 8:21 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 141.0052° East, 29.4509° North, depth 101.64 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000988p. Unique identifier: us1000988p. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:21:56 / 5:21 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 101.64 km (63 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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