A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 197 km W of Chichi-shima, Japan (122 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 460.37 km (286 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.2321 East, latitude 27.2897 North, depth = 460.37 km. Event id: us600086ep. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600086ep. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 05:29:04 / 5:29 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 28/02/20 / 2020-02-28 20:29:04 / February 28, 2020 @ 8:29 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 197 km W of Chichi-shima, Japan.
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