A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 71 km ESE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (44 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 126.96 km (79 miles). Exact location of event, depth 126.96 km, 140.4459° East, 32.7462° North. 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: 01/09/18 / 2018-09-01 07:24:34 / September 1, 2018 @ 7:24 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000h6eb. Id of event: us2000h6eb. The temblor was picked up at 16:24:34 / 4:24 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 71 km ESE of Hachijo-jima, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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