A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 143 km N of Nago, Japan (89 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.0217 East, latitude 27.8844 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 14/03/20 / 2020-03-14 07:55:42 / March 14, 2020 @ 7:55 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 16:55:42 / 4:55 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us60008fkk. Event ids that are associated: us60008fkk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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