A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 123 km NNE of Naze, Japan (76 miles) on Friday. The temblor was detected at 23:23:35 / 11:23 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004zqk. Id of event: us20004zqk. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/02/16 / 2016-02-12 14:23:35 / February 12, 2016 @ 2:23 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 130.0576 East, latitude 29.3631 North, depth = 57.29 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 57.29 km (36 miles).
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 one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 123 km NNE of Naze, Japan.
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