A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Fukui-shi in Japan on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 136.2639° East, 36.0821° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:10:54 / 12:10 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000bhk5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bhk5. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/09/20 / 2020-09-04 00:10:54 / September 4, 2020 @ 12:10 am.
Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Kanazawa-shi (c. 458 900 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Gifu-shi (c. 397 700 pop), 4 km (3 miles) from Fukui-shi (c. 248 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ōgaki (c. 150 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Kakamigahara (c. 132 200 pop), 93 km (57 miles) from Hikone (c. 110 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Komatsu (c. 109 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Minokamo, Yatsuomachi-higashikumisaka, Kuroda (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 4 km ENE of Fukui-shi, Japan.
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