A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 78 km ENE of Chichi-shima, Japan (48 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:37:50 / 9:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.9893 East, latitude 27.2526 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/02/20 / 2020-02-03 23:37:50 / February 3, 2020 @ 11:37 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007nv7. Id of event: us70007nv7.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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