A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 258 km ESE of Iwo Jima, Japan (160 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:10:04 / 11:10 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 21.91 km (14 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 21.91 km, 143.477° East, 23.5332° North. Unique identifier: us1000giq1. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000giq1. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 13:10:04 / August 19, 2018 @ 1:10 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 258 km ESE of Iwo Jima, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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