A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Takahagi in Japan on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.7725 East, latitude 36.6684 North, depth = 93.93 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 20:48:03 / 8:48 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000asi0. Event ids that are associated: us7000asi0. Global time and date of event 14/07/20 / 2020-07-14 20:48:03 / July 14, 2020 @ 8:48 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 93.93 km (58 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Utsunomiya-shi (c. 449 900 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Tsukuba (c. 175 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Namie, Omigawa, Mibu. Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventy-one 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km SE of Takahagi, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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