A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 129 km E of Yamada, Japan (80 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 03:52:16 / 3:52 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.98 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008mqu. Unique identifier: us20008mqu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 27/02/17 / 2017-02-27 17:52:16 / February 27, 2017 @ 5:52 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 143.4474 East, latitude 39.3672 North, depth = 20.98 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 129 km E of Yamada, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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