A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 111 km ENE of Miyako, Japan (69 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 18:01:01 / 6:01 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000jh03. Event ids that are associated: us1000jh03. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 26.69 km (17 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 143.2135° East, 39.8735° North, depth 26.69 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/03/19 / 2019-03-16 08:01:01 / March 16, 2019 @ 8:01 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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