A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Naze in Japan on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.07 km (11 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 11:11:19 / February 2, 2020 @ 11:11 am. Exact location of earthquake, 130.0727° East, 28.7335° North, depth 18.07 km. The temblor was reported at 20:11:19 / 8:11 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us60007mqd. Event ids that are associated: us60007mqd.
Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Naze (c. 41 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Naze (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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 NE of Naze, Japan.
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