A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 186 km SE of Naze, Japan (116 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 130.9906 East, latitude 27.3418 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 03:06:52 / 3:06 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a7c1. Id of event: us2000a7c1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 08/08/17 / 2017-08-08 18:06:52 / August 8, 2017 @ 6:06 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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