A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Hasaki in Japan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.36 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 141.7803° East, 35.9821° North, depth 42.36 km. The temblor was reported at 11:31:50 / 11:31 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000awce. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000awce. Global time and date of event 29/09/17 / 2017-09-29 02:31:50 / September 29, 2017 @ 2:31 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hasaki. Event epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Hasaki (c. 39 200 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 89 km ENE of Hasaki, Japan.
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