A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 96 kilometers (60 miles) from Hasaki in Japan on Sunday. Event id: us7000bj3l. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bj3l. Exact location, longitude 141.563° East, latitude 35.1035° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 23:52:56 / 11:52 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 06/09/20 / 2020-09-06 23:52:56 / September 6, 2020 @ 11:52 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hasaki (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 96 km (60 miles) from Hasaki (c. 39 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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: 96 km SE of Hasaki, Japan.
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