A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 150 km SE of Hirara, Japan (93 miles). The temblor was detected at 06:28:09 / 6:28 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 126.3997° East, 23.9017° North. Event id: us70009a5s. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009a5s. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/05/20 / 2020-05-04 22:28:09 / May 4, 2020 @ 10:28 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. 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: 150 km SE of Hirara, Japan.
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