A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Namie in Japan on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 45.56 km (28 miles). Unique identifier: us6000876d. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000876d. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/03/20 / 2020-03-01 00:08:38 / March 1, 2020 @ 12:08 am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:08:38 / 9:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 45.56 km, 141.9918° East, 37.2794° North.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Namie (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Namie (c. 21 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 90 km ESE of Namie, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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