A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes Volcano Islands, Japan region (0 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 144.9804° East, latitude 22.3975° North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 15/11/20 / 2020-11-15 15:31:17 / November 15, 2020 @ 3:31 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 15:31:17 / 3:31 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cpy2. Unique identifier: us6000cpy2.
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 two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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