A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 148 km S of Oyama, Japan (92 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 138.1575 East, latitude 33.2615 North, depth = 301.26 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 301.26 km (187 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/02/17 / 2017-02-20 22:50:36 / February 20, 2017 @ 10:50 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20008l01. Event ids that are associated: us20008l01. The temblor was picked up at 07:50:36 / 7:50 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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