A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 134 km E of Yamada, Japan (83 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20008mky. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008mky. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/02/17 / 2017-02-27 02:17:34 / February 27, 2017 @ 2:17 am. Exact location of earthquake, 143.5068° East, 39.3758° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 12:17:34 / 12:17 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 134 km E of Yamada, Japan.
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