A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Gotemba in Japan on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 27/05/20 / 2020-05-27 13:58:32 / May 27, 2020 @ 1:58 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us6000a043. Event ids that are associated: us6000a043. Exact location of event, longitude 139.0273 East, latitude 35.384 North, depth = 151.52 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:58:32 / 10:58 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 151.52 km (94 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Shizuoka-shi (c. 701 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Funabashi, Gyōda, Kasukabe (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km NE of Gotemba, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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