A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 182 km SSE of Naze, Japan (113 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:10:07 / 2:10 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 28/02/20 / 2020-02-28 05:10:07 / February 28, 2020 @ 5:10 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 130.0712° East, latitude 26.8051° North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us600085v5. Ids that are associated to the event: us600085v5.
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 182 km SSE of Naze, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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