A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 150 km E of Chichi-shima, Japan (93 miles) on Thursday. Unique identifier: us70007tc3. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007tc3. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:48:11 / 10:48 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/02/20 / 2020-02-20 00:48:11 / February 20, 2020 @ 12:48 am. Exact location, longitude 143.722° East, latitude 26.9494° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 150 km E of Chichi-shima, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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