A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Shizunai in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 13:09:39 / 1:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 52.39 km, 142.5213° East, 41.9416° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008zpf. Id of event: us70008zpf. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/04/20 / 2020-04-19 03:09:39 / April 19, 2020 @ 3:09 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 52.39 km (33 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shizunai-furukawachō (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 45 km SSE of Shizunai, Japan.
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