A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 159 km ENE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (99 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, 141.3522° East, 33.6831° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 23/02/20 / 2020-02-23 10:03:36 / February 23, 2020 @ 10:03 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 19:03:36 / 7:03 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us70007v4s. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007v4s.
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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 159 km ENE of Hachijo-jima, Japan.
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