A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Tsurugi-asahimachi in Japan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.14 km (5 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bfyn. Unique identifier: us7000bfyn. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:49:57 / 5:49 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 01/09/20 / 2020-09-01 17:49:57 / September 1, 2020 @ 5:49 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 136.7239° East, latitude 36.4248° North, depth = 8.14 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nyūzen, Gujō, Takefu. Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 21 km (13 miles) from Kanazawa-shi (c. 458 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Toyama-shi (c. 325 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Fukui-shi (c. 248 700 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Takaoka (c. 170 100 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Komatsu (c. 109 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Takefu (c. 75 800 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Matsutō (c. 68 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km ESE of Tsurugi-asahimachi, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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