A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Iwaki in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70008dht. Unique identifier: us70008dht. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.12 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 21/03/20 / 2020-03-21 09:03:11 / March 21, 2020 @ 9:03 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 18:03:11 / 6:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 141.3843° East, 37.1433° North, depth 37.12 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Motomiya, Kōriyama, Sukagawa (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 46 km (28 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Sukagawa (c. 68 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Kitaibaraki (c. 50 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Takahagi (c. 33 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Funehikimachi-funehiki (c. 23 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 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 seven and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 45 km ENE of Iwaki, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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