A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 200 km NNE of Chichi-shima, Japan (124 miles) on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us100087qq. Ids that are associated to the event: us100087qq. Exact location, longitude 143.1687° East, latitude 28.6816° North, depth = 32.35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 03:56:25 / 3:56 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.35 km (20 miles). Global time and date of event 28/02/17 / 2017-02-28 17:56:25 / February 28, 2017 @ 5:56 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 200 km NNE of Chichi-shima, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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