A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 137 km ESE of Naze, Japan (85 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:39:49 / 10:39 pm (local time epicenter). 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). Exact location of earthquake, 130.6511° East, 27.6916° North, depth 10 km. Event id: us600089bh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600089bh. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/02/20 / 2020-02-25 13:39:49 / February 25, 2020 @ 1:39 pm.
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 137 km ESE of Naze, Japan.
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