A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 131 km W of Itoman, Japan (81 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 04:40:12 / 4:40 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/08/20 / 2020-08-03 04:40:12 / August 3, 2020 @ 4:40 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 126.3628° East, 26.2808° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bakk. Id of event: us6000bakk.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 131 km W of Itoman, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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