A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Hasaki in Japan. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007nib. Id of event: us60007nib. The temblor was reported at 01:21:16 / 1:21 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 16:21:16 / January 23, 2020 @ 4:21 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.05 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 141.3711° East, 35.3595° North, depth 20.05 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tōgane, Ōhara, Narutō (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Tōgane (c. 66 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Asahi (c. 41 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Hasaki (c. 39 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Yōkaichiba (c. 32 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Omigawa (c. 25 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Narutō (c. 25 700 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-five 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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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 64 km SE of Hasaki, Japan.
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