A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Edosaki in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:40:50 / 12:40 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.3123 East, latitude 35.906 North, depth = 35 km. Id of earthquake: us70007rmf. Event ids that are associated: us70007rmf. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/02/20 / 2020-02-17 03:40:50 / February 17, 2020 @ 3:40 am.
The epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Hachiōji (c. 579 400 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fukayachō, Ōme, Takahagi.
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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 4 km S of Edosaki, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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