A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 166 km SSE of Ishigaki, Japan (103 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us100085ri. Ids that are associated to the event: us100085ri. Exact location of earthquake, 124.8534° East, 22.9882° North, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/02/17 / 2017-02-19 14:50:45 / February 19, 2017 @ 2:50 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 22:50:45 / 10:50 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 166 km SSE of Ishigaki, Japan.
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