A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Yokaichiba in Japan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 62.68 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/04/20 / 2020-04-07 01:47:12 / April 7, 2020 @ 1:47 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.5402 East, latitude 35.7711 North, depth = 62.68 km. Id of earthquake: us70008wm1. Event ids that are associated: us70008wm1. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:47:12 / 10:47 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kisai, Kamifukuoka, Kazo. Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
How would you describe the shaking?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 7 km N of Yokaichiba, Japan.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.