A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Yonakuni in Japan. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:33:18 / 9:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/09/19 / 2019-09-04 13:33:18 / September 4, 2019 @ 1:33 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70005byr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005byr. Exact location of event, depth 24.32 km, 122.4716° East, 23.9522° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.32 km (15 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hualian. The epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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