A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Yokote in Japan. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/07/20 / 2020-07-28 04:22:21 / July 28, 2020 @ 4:22 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 142.96 km (89 miles). The temblor was detected at 04:22:21 / 4:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 140.6517 East, latitude 39.328 North, depth = 142.96 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000b54t. Event ids that are associated: us6000b54t.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kogota, Furukawa, Tennō (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Akita Shi (c. 325 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Akita (c. 320 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Morioka-shi (c. 295 200 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Sakata (c. 100 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Kitakami (c. 93 900 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Furukawa (c. 76 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 8 km E of Yokote, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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