A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 133 km E of Yamada, Japan (83 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.48 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20008muf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008muf. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/02/17 / 2017-02-28 01:50:08 / February 28, 2017 @ 1:50 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.4881 East, latitude 39.2893 North, depth = 25.48 km. The temblor was detected at 11:50:08 / 11:50 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 133 km E of Yamada, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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