A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Kitakata in Japan. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/07/20 / 2020-07-25 10:39:40 / July 25, 2020 @ 10:39 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000b3y8. Event ids that are associated: us6000b3y8. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.06 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:39:40 / 10:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 139.7081° East, latitude 37.7681° North, depth = 37.06 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tendō, Funehikimachi-funehiki, Shiroishi (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Niigata-shi (c. 505 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Fukushima-shi (c. 294 200 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Yamagata-shi (c. 254 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Nagaoka (c. 195 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Yonezawa (c. 94 500 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 19 km NW of Kitakata, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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