A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Funaishikawa in Japan on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 03/06/20 / 2020-06-03 20:31:18 / June 3, 2020 @ 8:31 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.7576 East, latitude 36.4416 North, depth = 48.97 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a5fq. Unique identifier: us6000a5fq. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:31:18 / 8:31 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.97 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Utsunomiya-shi (c. 449 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Kashiwa (c. 340 200 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Sakura (c. 182 500 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Tsukuba (c. 175 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yotsukaidō, Fujioka, Satte (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. 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: 17 km E of Funaishikawa, Japan.
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