A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Takahagi in Japan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51.43 km (32 miles). Exact location of event, depth 51.43 km, 140.9545° East, 36.5705° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:01:32 / 12:01 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000ar86. Event ids that are associated: us7000ar86. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/07/20 / 2020-07-19 12:01:32 / July 19, 2020 @ 12:01 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 96 km (59 miles) from Utsunomiya-shi (c. 449 900 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Tsukuba (c. 175 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Hitachi-Naka (c. 156 800 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Katsuta (c. 156 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Utsunomiya-shi, Yaita, Kaminokawa (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 26 km SE of Takahagi, Japan.
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