A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 51 km NE of Yonakuni, Japan (32 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, 123.3064° East, 24.8377° North, depth 43.98 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.98 km (27 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000506f. Event ids that are associated: us2000506f. Global time and date of event 14/02/16 / 2016-02-14 19:12:22 / February 14, 2016 @ 7:12 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 03:12:22 / 3:12 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 51 km NE of Yonakuni, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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