A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 135 km NW of Mikuni, Japan (84 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/02/17 / 2017-02-15 19:41:00 / February 15, 2017 @ 7:41 pm. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:41:00 / 4:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 135.2534 East, latitude 37.202 North, depth = 366.79 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 366.79 km (228 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008k1x. Id of event: us20008k1x.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 135 km NW of Mikuni, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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