A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Hirara in Japan on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 11:07:12 / 11:07 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us600089hn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600089hn. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.2089 East, latitude 24.3401 North, depth = 35 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/02/20 / 2020-02-26 03:07:12 / February 26, 2020 @ 3:07 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hirara. The epicenter was 52 km (33 miles) from Hirara (c. 34 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 struck near.
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