A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Toyoshina in Japan on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 09:40:31 / 9:40 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70009lkx. Unique identifier: us70009lkx. Exact location of event, longitude 137.7186 East, latitude 36.1725 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 13/05/20 / 2020-05-13 00:40:31 / May 13, 2020 @ 12:40 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Itoigawa, Kōfu-shi, Iiyama. Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Nagano-shi (c. 360 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Toyama-shi (c. 325 500 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Matsumoto (c. 210 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Kōfu-shi (c. 190 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Takaoka (c. 170 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Ueda (c. 126 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Iida (c. 107 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 21 km SW of Toyoshina, Japan.
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