A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Tsuruoka in Japan. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.24 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/06/19 / 2019-06-20 20:33:22 / June 20, 2019 @ 8:33 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 139.4663 East, latitude 38.6008 North, depth = 6.24 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700046q0. Id of event: us700046q0. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:33:22 / 5:33 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Niigata-shi (c. 505 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Yamagata-shi (c. 254 500 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Sakata (c. 100 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Tsuruoka (c. 99 800 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Shibata (c. 80 800 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Tendō (c. 65 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Takahata, Yamagata-shi, Kameda-honchō.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 33 km WSW of Tsuruoka, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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