A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, near the east coast of Honshu, Japan (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 141.9552° East, 36.1784° North, depth 38.34 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b2qm. Unique identifier: us6000b2qm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/07/20 / 2020-07-16 20:22:11 / July 16, 2020 @ 8:22 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 20:22:11 / 8:22 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.34 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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