A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Hasaki in Japan. The temblor was detected at 13:28:28 / 1:28 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/04/20 / 2020-04-02 04:28:28 / April 2, 2020 @ 4:28 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us70008rhr. Unique identifier: us70008rhr. Exact location of earthquake, 141.1175° East, 35.7991° North, depth 35 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Sakura (c. 182 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Hitachi-Naka (c. 156 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Katsuta (c. 156 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Narita (c. 100 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chiba, Fujishiro, Ushiku.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 26 km ENE of Hasaki, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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