A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 186 km SSE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (116 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us600079be. Unique identifier: us600079be. Exact location of earthquake, 140.2842° East, 31.4503° North, depth 9.42 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 06:39:18 / 6:39 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.42 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 05/01/20 / 2020-01-05 21:39:18 / January 5, 2020 @ 9:39 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven 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. 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: 186 km SSE of Hachijo-jima, Japan.
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