A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 116 km SE of Hirara, Japan (72 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 00:48:46 / 12:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/09/20 / 2020-09-02 00:48:46 / September 2, 2020 @ 12:48 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.0126 East, latitude 23.9739 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us7000bjmw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bjmw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 116 km SE of Hirara, Japan.
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