A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 95 km WNW of Hirara, Japan (59 miles) on Wednesday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:51:37 / 1:51 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.71 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 124.485 East, latitude 25.2664 North, depth = 13.71 km. Unique identifier: us60007c9n. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007c9n. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/01/20 / 2020-01-21 17:51:37 / January 21, 2020 @ 5:51 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 95 km WNW of Hirara, Japan.
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