A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Naze in Japan on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.6895 East, latitude 28.6257 North, depth = 141.11 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/02/17 / 2017-02-28 19:44:37 / February 28, 2017 @ 7:44 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 04:44:37 / 4:44 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us100085t2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100085t2. The epicenter was at a depth of 141.11 km (88 miles).
The epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Naze (c. 41 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Naze.
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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 82 km WNW of Naze, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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