A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Koseda in Japan on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.22 km (20 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/02/21 / 2021-02-28 14:30:16 / February 28, 2021 @ 2:30 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 131.0769° East, 30.1709° North, depth 32.22 km. Event id: us7000decy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000decy. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:30:16 / 2:30 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Nishinoomote (c. 17 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nishinoomote (min 5000 pop).
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 six and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 47 km ESE of Koseda, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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