A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 123 km ESE of Iwaki, Japan (76 miles). The temblor was picked up at 13:19:07 / 1:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 142.2392° East, 36.8246° North, depth 27.66 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/07/20 / 2020-07-23 13:19:07 / July 23, 2020 @ 1:19 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000b2mz. Event ids that are associated: us6000b2mz. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.66 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 123 km ESE of Iwaki, Japan.
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