A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 152 km SE of Katsuura, Japan (94 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:57:36 / 12:57 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/02/21 / 2021-02-21 00:57:36 / February 21, 2021 @ 12:57 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 141.3745° East, 34.0874° North, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us7000ddmd. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ddmd.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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