A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 157 km NNE of Chichi-shima, Japan (98 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:13:39 / 11:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/02/20 / 2020-02-14 01:13:39 / February 14, 2020 @ 1:13 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us70007pst. Unique identifier: us70007pst. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.7999 East, latitude 28.4106 North, depth = 10 km.
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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 157 km NNE of Chichi-shima, Japan.
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