A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Shimoda in Japan. All ids that are associated to the event: us70006944. Unique identifier: us70006944. Exact location, longitude 139.0693° East, latitude 34.5987° North, depth = 14.29 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/11/19 / 2019-11-17 11:05:33 / November 17, 2019 @ 11:05 am. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:05:33 / 8:05 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.29 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Shizuoka-shi (c. 701 600 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Yokosuka (c. 429 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Fujisawa (c. 394 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Hiratsuka (c. 259 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Fuji (c. 240 000 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Chigasaki (c. 231 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Atsugi (c. 229 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kakegawa, Atsugi, Yokosuka.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen 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: 13 km SE of Shimoda, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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