A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Oarai in Japan on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 21:27:13 / May 15, 2020 @ 9:27 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009n6p. Unique identifier: us70009n6p. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 51.94 km (32 miles). The temblor was reported at 06:27:13 / 6:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.8969 East, latitude 36.3122 North, depth = 51.94 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Sakura (c. 182 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Tsukuba (c. 175 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hitachi-Naka (c. 156 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ujiie, Moriya, Yūki (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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