A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 127 km NE of Iwo Jima, Japan (79 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100087b5. Id of event: us100087b5. Exact location, longitude 142.2451° East, latitude 25.5793° North, depth = 35.01 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:47:50 / 7:47 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.01 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/02/17 / 2017-02-26 10:47:50 / February 26, 2017 @ 10:47 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 127 km NE of Iwo Jima, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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