A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Takahagi in Japan. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000aes4. Unique identifier: us6000aes4. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/06/20 / 2020-06-13 10:01:44 / June 13, 2020 @ 10:01 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 141.5435 East, latitude 36.4315 North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was reported at 10:01:44 / 10:01 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Katsuta, Hitachi-Naka, Iwaki (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Hitachi-Naka (c. 156 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Katsuta (c. 156 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Kitaibaraki (c. 50 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Funaishikawa (c. 35 300 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 80 km ESE of Takahagi, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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