A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 246 km ESE of Kamaishi, Japan (153 miles) on Thursday. Event id: us70006xpr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006xpr. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 144.4295 East, latitude 38.2823 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 10:14:12 / 10:14 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 26/12/19 / 2019-12-26 00:14:12 / December 26, 2019 @ 12:14 am UTC/GMT.
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 246 km ESE of Kamaishi, Japan.
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