A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 127 km NNE of Hirara, Japan (79 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 80.86 km (50 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 04:28:09 / 4:28 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/02/21 / 2021-02-09 04:28:09 / February 9, 2021 @ 4:28 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000di22. Event ids that are associated: us6000di22. Exact location of earthquake, 125.8474° East, 25.8378° North, depth 80.86 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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