A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 51 km SE of Iwo Jima, Japan (32 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000aslz. Event ids that are associated: us2000aslz. The epicenter was at a depth of 93.7 km (58 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:20:27 / 9:20 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/09/17 / 2017-09-15 00:20:27 / September 15, 2017 @ 12:20 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 93.7 km, 141.716° East, 24.4725° North.
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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: 51 km SE of Iwo Jima, Japan.
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