A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Hirara in Japan. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000arg5. Unique identifier: us7000arg5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 125.2° East, 24.3214° North, depth 23.11 km. The temblor was detected at 05:25:06 / 5:25 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 23.11 km (14 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/07/20 / 2020-07-20 05:25:06 / July 20, 2020 @ 5:25 am.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hirara. Earthquake epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Hirara (c. 34 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 54 km S of Hirara, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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