A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported off the east coast of Honshu, Japan (0 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.34 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/02/20 / 2020-02-25 06:39:47 / February 25, 2020 @ 6:39 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007wbp. Id of event: us70007wbp. Exact location of event, depth 24.34 km, 143.2295° East, 39.5546° North. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:39:47 / 6:39 am (local time epicenter).
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 twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: off the east coast of Honshu, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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