A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 142 km E of Yamada, Japan (88 miles). Id of earthquake: us10004qzw. Event ids that are associated: us10004qzw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.42 km (18 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/02/16 / 2016-02-19 08:13:27 / February 19, 2016 @ 8:13 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 143.5789° East, 39.2524° North, depth 29.42 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:13:27 / 6:13 pm (local time epicenter).
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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