A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Oyama in Japan. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:58:38 / 6:58 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 14.11 km (9 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007lrw. Unique identifier: us70007lrw. Exact location, longitude 138.1414° East, latitude 34.0063° North, depth = 14.11 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/02/20 / 2020-02-08 21:58:38 / February 8, 2020 @ 9:58 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 86 km (53 miles) from Hamamatsu (c. 605 100 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Fujieda (c. 132 900 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Yaizu (c. 121 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Iwata (c. 88 500 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Hamakita (c. 86 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Kakegawa (c. 84 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Shimada (c. 75 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yaizu, Kosai-shi, Fujieda.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 66 km S of Oyama, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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