A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 143 km SE of Shizunai-furukawachō, Japan (89 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000dftq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dftq. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/02/21 / 2021-02-09 04:48:21 / February 9, 2021 @ 4:48 am. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:48:21 / 4:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.4931 East, latitude 41.3511 North, depth = 39.64 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.64 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every 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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-eight 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 143 km SE of Shizunai-furukawachō, Japan.
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