A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 102 kilometers (63 miles) from Hasaki in Japan on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/08/20 / 2020-08-05 17:53:59 / August 5, 2020 @ 5:53 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b9t8. Id of event: us6000b9t8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 17:53:59 / 5:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 141.88° East, 36.1031° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Event epicenter was 103 km (64 miles) from Hasaki (c. 39 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hasaki.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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