A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 124 km SE of Hirara, Japan (77 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 06:15:56 / 6:15 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009a5h. Id of event: us70009a5h. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.2514 East, latitude 24.1043 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/05/20 / 2020-05-04 22:15:56 / May 4, 2020 @ 10:15 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 eleven 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 124 km SE of Hirara, Japan.
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