A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Owase in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000ba64. Unique identifier: us6000ba64. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:34:43 / 3:34 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 372.58 km (232 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 136.7908 East, latitude 33.7556 North, depth = 372.58 km. Global time and date of event 06/08/20 / 2020-08-06 15:34:43 / August 6, 2020 @ 3:34 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Toyohama, Hisai-motomachi, Ise (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 81 km (51 miles) from Ise (c. 97 300 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Hisai-motomachi (c. 41 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Shingū (c. 31 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Toba (c. 23 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Owase (c. 22 000 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Toyohama (c. 21 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 64 km ESE of Owase, Japan.
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