A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 122 km WSW of Kurio, Japan (76 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 144.15 km (90 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/08/20 / 2020-08-07 02:21:26 / August 7, 2020 @ 2:21 am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:21:26 / 2:21 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 129.2567° East, 29.836° North, depth 144.15 km. Id of earthquake: us6000bdzk. Event ids that are associated: us6000bdzk.
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 two 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 122 km WSW of Kurio, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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