A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 209 km ESE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (130 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007q1e. Id of event: us70007q1e. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/02/20 / 2020-02-06 06:44:12 / February 6, 2020 @ 6:44 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 15:44:12 / 3:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 141.8038 East, latitude 32.2397 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 209 km ESE of Hachijo-jima, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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