A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Tanabe in Japan. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/08/20 / 2020-08-01 03:15:07 / August 1, 2020 @ 3:15 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 135.4168 East, latitude 33.7576 North, depth = 36.36 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b7ss. Unique identifier: us6000b7ss. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 03:15:07 / 3:15 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 36.36 km (23 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sakai, Sakurai, Matsubara. Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Sakai (c. 782 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Minato (c. 375 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Wakayama-shi (c. 351 000 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Tokushima-shi (c. 267 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kishiwada (c. 205 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Izumi (c. 189 100 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 5 km ENE of Tanabe, Japan.
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