A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 240 km SSE of Kushiro, Japan (149 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 144.9408° East, latitude 40.8537° North, depth = 29.34 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 29.34 km (18 miles). Unique identifier: us70007qz1. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007qz1. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/02/20 / 2020-02-15 18:52:49 / February 15, 2020 @ 6:52 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:52:49 / 4:52 am (local time epicenter).
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 240 km SSE of Kushiro, Japan.
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