A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Shizunai in Japan. Unique identifier: us70009bsd. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009bsd. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 69.83 km (43 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 04:32:01 / May 2, 2020 @ 4:32 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.5163 East, latitude 41.9293 North, depth = 69.83 km. The temblor was reported at 14:32:01 / 2:32 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shizunai-furukawachō (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 47 km (29 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 46 km SSE of Shizunai, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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