A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 173 km SE of Katsuura, Japan (107 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/06/20 / 2020-06-01 20:49:25 / June 1, 2020 @ 8:49 pm. Event id: us6000a8ea. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a8ea. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.701 East, latitude 34.0823 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 20:49:25 / 8:49 pm (local time epicenter). 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 173 km SE of Katsuura, Japan.
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