A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Naze in Japan on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 48.75 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 128.7875° East, 28.6299° North, depth 48.75 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:02:06 / 12:02 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10009796. Event ids that are associated: us10009796. Global time and date of event 29/06/17 / 2017-06-29 15:02:06 / June 29, 2017 @ 3:02 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Naze (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Naze (c. 41 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. 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: 74 km WNW of Naze, Japan.
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