A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 174 km NNE of Chichi-shima, Japan (108 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/02/20 / 2020-02-16 11:18:12 / February 16, 2020 @ 11:18 am. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:18:12 / 9:18 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70007rab. Event ids that are associated: us70007rab. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 142.6901° East, 28.6017° North, depth 10 km.
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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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