A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Volcano Islands, Japan region (0 miles). Unique identifier: us7000bd49. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bd49. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.02 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/08/20 / 2020-08-19 15:28:35 / August 19, 2020 @ 3:28 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 144.1619° East, 22.6681° North, depth 41.02 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:28:35 / 3:28 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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