A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Shizunai in Japan. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.5262 East, latitude 42.0438 North, depth = 65.5 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/04/20 / 2020-04-28 13:15:31 / April 28, 2020 @ 1:15 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 65.5 km (41 miles). Unique identifier: us60009dxg. Ids that are associated to the event: us60009dxg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 22:15:31 / 10:15 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 35 km (22 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shizunai-furukawachō (min 5000 pop). Close 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 34 km SSE of Shizunai, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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