A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 173 km ESE of Iwo Jima, Japan (107 miles) on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us70007nuu. Event ids that are associated: us70007nuu. 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 33.95 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 142.906° East, 24.1551° North, depth 33.95 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/02/20 / 2020-02-03 16:47:58 / February 3, 2020 @ 4:47 pm. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:47:58 / 2:47 am (local time epicenter).
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 one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 173 km ESE of Iwo Jima, Japan.
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