A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 159 km NNE of Chichi-shima, Japan (99 miles). Exact location, longitude 142.6881° East, latitude 28.4625° North, depth = 24.67 km. Id of earthquake: us600084p9. Event ids that are associated: us600084p9. 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: 20/02/20 / 2020-02-20 12:33:06 / February 20, 2020 @ 12:33 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.67 km (15 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:33:06 / 10:33 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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