A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 209 km S of Ōyama, Japan (130 miles) on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 02:15:11 / 2:15 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 329.08 km (204 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/02/21 / 2021-02-12 02:15:11 / February 12, 2021 @ 2:15 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dgvc. Unique identifier: us6000dgvc. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 138.2804 East, latitude 32.7121 North, depth = 329.08 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 209 km S of Ōyama, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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