A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 239 km SSE of Katsuura, Japan (149 miles). 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: us7000ddwv. Unique identifier: us7000ddwv. Exact location, longitude 141.774° East, latitude 33.3586° North, depth = 13.24 km. The temblor was picked up at 14:54:17 / 2:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/02/21 / 2021-02-26 14:54:17 / February 26, 2021 @ 2:54 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.24 km (8 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 239 km SSE of Katsuura, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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