A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 146 km E of Chichi-shima, Japan (91 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.6919 East, latitude 27.0347 North, depth = 10 km. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:47:04 / 6:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/02/20 / 2020-02-22 08:47:04 / February 22, 2020 @ 8:47 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us70007upz. Unique identifier: us70007upz.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten 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: 146 km E of Chichi-shima, Japan.
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