A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 144 km E of Chichi-shima, Japan (89 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000860e. Id of event: us6000860e. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:19:51 / 8:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/02/20 / 2020-02-28 10:19:51 / February 28, 2020 @ 10:19 am. Exact location of earthquake, 143.6484° East, 26.8355° North, depth 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 144 km E of Chichi-shima, Japan.
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