A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Off the east coast of Honshu, Japan (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 144.5741° East, 37.1251° North. Event id: us20009vui. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009vui. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 08:43:21 / 8:43 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/07/17 / 2017-07-12 22:43:21 / July 12, 2017 @ 10:43 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: Off the east coast of Honshu, Japan.
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