A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 49 km NNW of Yonakuni, Japan (30 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/02/21 / 2021-02-12 03:31:35 / February 12, 2021 @ 3:31 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:31:35 / 3:31 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000dgvp. Event ids that are associated: us6000dgvp. Exact location of event, longitude 122.7578 East, latitude 24.856 North, depth = 10 km.
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 four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 49 km NNW of Yonakuni, Japan.
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