A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 114 km SE of Iwo Jima, Japan (71 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:36:16 / 4:36 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 55.68 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us10004sel. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004sel. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.0853 East, latitude 24.0128 North, depth = 55.68 km. Global time and date of event 24/02/16 / 2016-02-24 19:36:16 / February 24, 2016 @ 7:36 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 114 km SE of Iwo Jima, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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