A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 281 km ENE of Hasaki, Japan (175 miles). Event id: us2000a5ka. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a5ka. Exact location of event, longitude 143.8936 East, latitude 36.2345 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:37:09 / 1:37 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 01/08/17 / 2017-08-01 15:37:09 / August 1, 2017 @ 3:37 pm UTC/GMT.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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