A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 256 km SSE of Tateyama, Japan (159 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/07/20 / 2020-07-29 16:19:40 / July 29, 2020 @ 4:19 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b989. Id of event: us6000b989. The temblor was picked up at 16:19:40 / 4:19 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 56.48 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 140.8055 East, latitude 32.8121 North, depth = 56.48 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 256 km SSE of Tateyama, Japan.
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