A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 102 km SSE of Kushiro, Japan (63 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 08:49:09 / 8:49 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/03/18 / 2018-03-24 22:49:09 / March 24, 2018 @ 10:49 pm. Exact location of event, depth 36.61 km, 144.8902° East, 42.1367° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 36.61 km (23 miles). Unique identifier: us1000d8qz. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d8qz.
Every 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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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