A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 118 km ESE of Hirara, Japan (73 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/10/19 / 2019-10-30 22:40:10 / October 30, 2019 @ 10:40 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600068q7. Id of event: us600068q7. Exact location, longitude 126.3587° East, latitude 24.3742° North, depth = 10 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:40:10 / 6:40 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 118 km ESE of Hirara, Japan.
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