A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 294 km S of Hachijo-jima, Japan (183 miles). Exact location of event, depth 425.04 km, 139.2717° East, 30.4675° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 23:26:54 / May 15, 2020 @ 11:26 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 425.04 km (264 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009n74. Id of event: us70009n74. The temblor was reported at 08:26:54 / 8:26 am (local time epicenter).
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 two and in the last 365 days fourteen 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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