A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 203 km NNE of Chichi-shima, Japan (126 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000d58n. Unique identifier: us2000d58n. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.76 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:20:53 / 6:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/02/18 / 2018-02-20 08:20:53 / February 20, 2018 @ 8:20 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 142.6645° East, latitude 28.872° North, depth = 20.76 km.
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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 203 km NNE of Chichi-shima, Japan.
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