A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 145 km E of Chichi-shima, Japan (90 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:53:35 / 11:53 pm (local time epicenter). 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). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/02/20 / 2020-02-23 13:53:35 / February 23, 2020 @ 1:53 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us70007v7n. Unique identifier: us70007v7n. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.6791 East, latitude 26.9704 North, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 145 km E of Chichi-shima, Japan.
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