A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 172 km S of Ōyama, Japan (107 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 22:37:44 / 10:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 137.923 East, latitude 33.0705 North, depth = 322.13 km. Event id: us6000bhgg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bhgg. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/08/20 / 2020-08-19 22:37:44 / August 19, 2020 @ 10:37 pm. 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 322.13 km (200 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 172 km S of Ōyama, Japan.
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