A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 113 km ENE of Hasaki, Japan (70 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 141.8851 East, latitude 36.2915 North, depth = 26.97 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.97 km (17 miles). Event id: us6000bcpd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bcpd. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/08/20 / 2020-08-05 19:39:54 / August 5, 2020 @ 7:39 pm. The temblor was reported at 19:39:54 / 7:39 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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: 113 km ENE of Hasaki, Japan.
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