A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 194 km W of Chichi-shima, Japan (121 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 478.85 km (298 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.255 East, latitude 27.1177 North, depth = 478.85 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:12:07 / 10:12 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70007vrd. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007vrd. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/02/20 / 2020-02-24 13:12:07 / February 24, 2020 @ 1:12 pm.
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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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