A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 138 km ESE of Namie, Japan (86 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 142.5056 East, latitude 37.1594 North, depth = 24.4 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/07/20 / 2020-07-08 17:18:52 / July 8, 2020 @ 5:18 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.4 km (15 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:18:52 / 5:18 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ak85. Unique identifier: us7000ak85. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 138 km ESE of Namie, Japan.
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