A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Volcano Islands, Japan region (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/02/21 / 2021-02-27 08:20:55 / February 27, 2021 @ 8:20 am. The temblor was picked up at 08:20:55 / 8:20 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000de4g. Unique identifier: us7000de4g. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.971 East, latitude 23.1051 North, depth = 114.54 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 114.54 km (71 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Volcano Islands, Japan region. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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