A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Namie in Japan. Global time and date of event 15/06/20 / 2020-06-15 16:55:02 / June 15, 2020 @ 4:55 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000acb1. Unique identifier: us6000acb1. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 88.03 km (55 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 141.5579 East, latitude 37.8476 North, depth = 88.03 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 16:55:02 / 4:55 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fukushima-shi, Furukawa, Kogota (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Sendai-shi (c. 1 063 100 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Fukushima-shi (c. 294 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Furukawa (c. 76 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Tomiya (c. 42 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 63 km NE of Namie, Japan.
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