A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 100 km ENE of Hasaki, Japan (62 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, 141.7762° East, 36.2135° North, depth 28.84 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 28.84 km (18 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 18:53:03 / 6:53 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/08/20 / 2020-08-05 18:53:03 / August 5, 2020 @ 6:53 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bcpb. Unique identifier: us6000bcpb.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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