A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Namie in Japan. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/08/20 / 2020-08-09 05:30:31 / August 9, 2020 @ 5:30 am. The temblor was reported at 05:30:31 / 5:30 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000bbbv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bbbv. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58.16 km (36 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.4461 East, latitude 37.4941 North, depth = 58.16 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ishikawa, Kōriyama, Motomiya. Epicenter of the event was 70 km (44 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Fukushima-shi (c. 294 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Iwanuma (c. 42 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Shiroishi (c. 39 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Watari (c. 36 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Nihommatsu (c. 36 300 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 39 km E of Namie, Japan.
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