A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 138 km ENE of Miyako, Japan (86 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70005ptf. Unique identifier: us70005ptf. Exact location, longitude 143.5328° East, latitude 39.8866° North, depth = 32 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/10/19 / 2019-10-02 14:54:25 / October 2, 2019 @ 2:54 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:54:25 / 12:54 am (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 138 km ENE of Miyako, Japan.
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