A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Koseda in Japan on Sunday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:31:56 / 2:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/02/21 / 2021-02-28 14:31:56 / February 28, 2021 @ 2:31 pm. Id of earthquake: us7000dfjx. Event ids that are associated: us7000dfjx. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24.92 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 24.92 km, 131.4782° East, 30.0044° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 93 km (58 miles) from Nishinoomote (c. 17 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nishinoomote (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 90 km ESE of Koseda, Japan.
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