A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Hirara in Japan. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:37:35 / 2:37 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46 km (29 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ae0q. Unique identifier: us7000ae0q. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 46 km, 125.3806° East, 24.7905° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/06/20 / 2020-06-29 02:37:35 / June 29, 2020 @ 2:37 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 8 km (5 miles) from Hirara (c. 34 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hirara (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 8 km E of Hirara, Japan.
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