A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 50 km SSE of Iwo Jima, Japan (31 miles) on Saturday. Exact location, longitude 141.494° East, latitude 24.356° North, depth = 182.36 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 182.36 km (113 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/02/17 / 2017-02-25 05:58:01 / February 25, 2017 @ 5:58 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us100086tg. Event ids that are associated: us100086tg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:58:01 / 2:58 pm (local time epicenter).
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 50 km SSE of Iwo Jima, Japan.
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