A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Iwaki in Japan. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/08/20 / 2020-08-04 14:03:05 / August 4, 2020 @ 2:03 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58.29 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000bbyj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bbyj. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:03:05 / 2:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 141.4311° East, latitude 36.943° North, depth = 58.29 km.
Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Funehikimachi-funehiki, Funaishikawa, Ishikawa. Epicenter of the event was 50 km (31 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kitaibaraki (c. 50 800 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Funaishikawa (c. 35 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Takahagi (c. 33 600 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Funehikimachi-funehiki (c. 23 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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