A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 67 km NNE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (42 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 115.2 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/09/18 / 2018-09-22 12:28:47 / September 22, 2018 @ 12:28 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 140.1325 East, latitude 33.622 North, depth = 115.2 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000h3qb. Unique identifier: us1000h3qb. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:28:47 / 9:28 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen 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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