A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 178 km NNW of Iwo Jima, Japan (111 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, 140.5278° East, 26.2148° North, depth 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:57:01 / 1:57 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jahe. Id of event: us1000jahe. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/02/19 / 2019-02-22 04:57:01 / February 22, 2019 @ 4:57 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 178 km NNW of Iwo Jima, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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