A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 227 km E of Yamada, Japan (141 miles) on Thursday. Unique identifier: us70006b2y. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006b2y. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 144.5474° East, 39.1368° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/11/19 / 2019-11-14 03:23:43 / November 14, 2019 @ 3:23 am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:23:43 / 1:23 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 227 km E of Yamada, Japan.
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