A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 113 km SSE of Shizunai-furukawachō, Japan (70 miles) on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us6000bdr0. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bdr0. The epicenter was at a depth of 43.87 km (27 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.7024 East, latitude 41.3423 North, depth = 43.87 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:31:56 / 11:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/08/20 / 2020-08-12 23:31:56 / August 12, 2020 @ 11:31 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 113 km SSE of Shizunai-furukawachō, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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