A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Takayama in Japan on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ala2. Id of event: us7000ala2. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 136.8746 East, latitude 36.1877 North, depth = 265.27 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:57:24 / 1:57 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 265.27 km (165 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/07/20 / 2020-07-05 13:57:24 / July 5, 2020 @ 1:57 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 50 km (31 miles) from Kanazawa-shi (c. 458 900 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Gifu-shi (c. 397 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Toyama-shi (c. 325 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Fukui-shi (c. 248 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Takaoka (c. 170 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Kakamigahara (c. 132 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Inuyama, Gōdo, Mitake. Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 34 km W of Takayama, Japan.
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