A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Naze in Japan. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/08/20 / 2020-08-08 11:54:55 / August 8, 2020 @ 11:54 am. Event id: us6000be33. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000be33. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54.61 km (34 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 129.5974 East, latitude 28.5598 North, depth = 54.61 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:54:55 / 11:54 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Naze (c. 41 400 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Naze (min 5000 pop).
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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 24 km NNE of Naze, Japan.
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