A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Hotaka in Japan on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude 137.8345 East, latitude 36.3682 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 05/07/20 / 2020-07-05 06:09:35 / July 5, 2020 @ 6:09 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000al9i. Id of event: us7000al9i. The temblor was reported at 06:09:35 / 6:09 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Nagano-shi (c. 360 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Toyama-shi (c. 325 500 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Matsumoto (c. 210 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Jōetsu (c. 204 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Takaoka (c. 170 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Ueda (c. 126 600 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Iida (c. 107 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tomioka, Annaka, Iida (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km NW of Hotaka, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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