A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 144 km SSW of Nishinoomote, Japan (89 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/02/17 / 2017-02-25 02:50:05 / February 25, 2017 @ 2:50 am. Exact location of event, longitude 130.6677 East, latitude 29.4581 North, depth = 19.81 km. The temblor was reported at 11:50:05 / 11:50 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.81 km (12 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008mcl. Id of event: us20008mcl. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 one and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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