A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 218 km SE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (135 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 141.5732° East, 31.8069° North, depth 23.07 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 23.07 km (14 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/03/20 / 2020-03-10 06:39:56 / March 10, 2020 @ 6:39 am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:39:56 / 3:39 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us60008f5g. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008f5g. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 218 km SE of Hachijo-jima, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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