A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 128 km E of Iwaki, Japan (80 miles) on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008mw7. Id of event: us20008mw7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/02/17 / 2017-02-28 08:08:27 / February 28, 2017 @ 8:08 am UTC/GMT. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:08:27 / 5:08 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.75 km (18 miles). Exact location, longitude 142.3089° East, latitude 36.8706° North, depth = 28.75 km.
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 four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 128 km E of Iwaki, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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