A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 263 km N of Chichi-shima, Japan (163 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, 142.5246° East, 29.4487° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 12:50:52 / 12:50 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/02/20 / 2020-02-05 02:50:52 / February 5, 2020 @ 2:50 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007iut. Id of event: us70007iut. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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