A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Oyama in Japan. The temblor was reported at 20:47:24 / 8:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 137.9287 East, latitude 34.2485 North, depth = 20.21 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.21 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us600085at. Unique identifier: us600085at. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/02/20 / 2020-02-22 11:47:24 / February 22, 2020 @ 11:47 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shizuoka-shi, Gamagōri, Shinshiro (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 91 km (57 miles) from Shizuoka-shi (c. 701 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Hamamatsu (c. 605 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Toyohashi (c. 378 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Fujieda (c. 132 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Yaizu (c. 121 100 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Toyokawa (c. 120 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 two and in the last 365 days twelve 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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