A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Hotaka in Japan on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/07/20 / 2020-07-04 19:10:01 / July 4, 2020 @ 7:10 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 137.5423 East, latitude 36.3437 North, depth = 3.78 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:10:01 / 7:10 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.78 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000akt6. Unique identifier: us7000akt6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nanao, Iiyama, Hakui (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Kanazawa-shi (c. 458 900 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Nagano-shi (c. 360 200 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Toyama-shi (c. 325 500 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Matsumoto (c. 210 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Takaoka (c. 170 100 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Ueda (c. 126 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. 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: 30 km W of Hotaka, Japan.
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