A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 142 km E of Chichi-shima, Japan (88 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.632 East, latitude 26.8725 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:34:48 / 11:34 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 28/02/20 / 2020-02-28 13:34:48 / February 28, 2020 @ 1:34 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008636. Id of event: us60008636. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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