A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Nishinoomote in Japan. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 131.579 East, latitude 30.2688 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/08/20 / 2020-08-06 01:07:12 / August 6, 2020 @ 1:07 am. Unique identifier: us6000bdby. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bdby. The temblor was reported at 01:07:12 / 1:07 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Nishinoomote (c. 17 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nishinoomote (min 5000 pop).
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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 75 km SE of Nishinoomote, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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