A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 67 kilometers (42 miles) from ?yama in Japan on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/06/20 / 2020-06-21 04:55:21 / June 21, 2020 @ 4:55 am UTC/GMT. 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: us6000afry. Unique identifier: us6000afry. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 306.23 km (190 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 137.9852° East, 34.0221° North, depth 306.23 km. The temblor was reported at 04:55:21 / 4:55 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Hamamatsu (c. 605 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Iwata (c. 88 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Hamakita (c. 86 500 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Kakegawa (c. 84 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Shimada (c. 75 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Fukuroi (c. 63 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mori, Shimada, Kanaya (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 67 km SSW of ?yama, Japan.
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