A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 253 km E of Namie, Japan (157 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:27:54 / 11:27 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/07/17 / 2017-07-16 13:27:54 / July 16, 2017 @ 1:27 pm. Id of earthquake: us20009yyq. Event ids that are associated: us20009yyq. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 143.8569° East, 37.3374° North.
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 253 km E of Namie, Japan.
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