A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Funaishikawa in Japan. Event id: us60007hcv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007hcv. Exact location of event, longitude 140.6082 East, latitude 36.4393 North, depth = 69.28 km. Global time and date of event 14/01/20 / 2020-01-14 23:18:58 / January 14, 2020 @ 11:18 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 69.28 km (43 miles). The temblor was picked up at 08:18:58 / 8:18 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Utsunomiya-shi (c. 449 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Kashiwa (c. 340 200 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Sakura (c. 182 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yachimata, Sugito, Nagareyama.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km SE of Funaishikawa, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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