A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Tateyama in Japan. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:21:37 / 11:21 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/08/20 / 2020-08-04 11:21:37 / August 4, 2020 @ 11:21 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.2874 East, latitude 34.4361 North, depth = 78.76 km. Unique identifier: us6000b94h. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b94h. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 78.76 km (49 miles).
Event epicenter was 99 km (62 miles) from Miura (c. 51 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Tateyama (c. 50 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Kawaguchi (c. 29 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Katsuura (c. 22 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Ōhara (c. 20 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Miura, Ōhara, Katsuura (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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