A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 200 km ESE of Ōhara, Japan (124 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/01/21 / 2021-01-26 14:28:40 / January 26, 2021 @ 2:28 pm. The temblor was picked up at 14:28:40 / 2:28 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000d3f4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d3f4. Exact location, longitude 142.256° East, latitude 34.2895° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 200 km ESE of Ōhara, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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