A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, near the east coast of Honshu, Japan kilometers (0 miles) from Honshu in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:14:00 / 5:14 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.14 km (27 miles). Event id: us6000a8p9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a8p9. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/06/20 / 2020-06-02 17:14:00 / June 2, 2020 @ 5:14 pm. Exact location, longitude 142.7778° East, latitude 39.8617° North, depth = 43.14 km.
Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Miyako (c. 51 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Yamada (c. 20 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yamada, Miyako. Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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