A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Shizunai in Japan. Id of earthquake: us60008b6b. Event ids that are associated: us60008b6b. The temblor was detected at 12:20:24 / 12:20 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/03/20 / 2020-03-03 03:20:24 / March 3, 2020 @ 3:20 am. Exact location, longitude 142.7325° East, latitude 42.098° North, depth = 77.8 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 77.8 km (48 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shizunai-furukawachō (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 39 km SE of Shizunai, Japan.
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