A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Naze in Japan. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 130.1991 East, latitude 28.2788 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 12:18:42 / 12:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/02/19 / 2019-02-20 03:18:42 / February 20, 2019 @ 3:18 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000jkf9. Event ids that are associated: us2000jkf9.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Naze (c. 41 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Naze (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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: 70 km E of Naze, Japan.
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