A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 186 km W of Chichi-shima, Japan (116 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:13:59 / 8:13 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/02/20 / 2020-02-20 23:13:59 / February 20, 2020 @ 11:13 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.3353 East, latitude 27.051 North, depth = 430.67 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007twy. Unique identifier: us70007twy. The epicenter was at a depth of 430.67 km (268 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 186 km W of Chichi-shima, Japan.
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