A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported Bonin Islands, Japan region (0 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 427.57 km, 140.2122° East, 28.3062° North. The temblor was reported at 21:05:57 / 9:05 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cs9k. Id of event: us7000cs9k. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 427.57 km (266 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/12/20 / 2020-12-18 21:05:57 / December 18, 2020 @ 9:05 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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