A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Ōhara in Japan. The temblor was picked up at 02:35:33 / 2:35 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000bdsm. Event ids that are associated: us6000bdsm. Global time and date of event 13/08/20 / 2020-08-13 02:35:33 / August 13, 2020 @ 2:35 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.4681 East, latitude 35.3293 North, depth = 50.6 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50.6 km (31 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shiki, Kasukabe, Saitama. Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 97 km (61 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 11 km NE of Ōhara, Japan.
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