A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 171 km NNE of Chichi-shima, Japan (106 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 142.7077° East, latitude 28.5655° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 22:54:53 / 10:54 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us70007rty. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007rty. Global time and date of event 17/02/20 / 2020-02-17 12:54:53 / February 17, 2020 @ 12:54 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 171 km NNE of Chichi-shima, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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