A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Iwaki in Japan. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 31.81 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 141.4977° East, 36.6973° North, depth 31.81 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:33:49 / 9:33 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bj2h. Id of event: us7000bj2h. Global time and date of event 06/09/20 / 2020-09-06 21:33:49 / September 6, 2020 @ 9:33 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ishikawa, Daigo, Mito-shi. Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Hitachi-Naka (c. 156 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Katsuta (c. 156 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Kitaibaraki (c. 50 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Funaishikawa (c. 35 300 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 67 km SE of Iwaki, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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