A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Shimoda in Japan on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bj3j. Unique identifier: us7000bj3j. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/09/20 / 2020-09-06 23:49:58 / September 6, 2020 @ 11:49 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 125.89 km (78 miles). Exact location of event, depth 125.89 km, 138.7621° East, 34.1769° North. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:49:58 / 11:49 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Iwata, Fukuroi, Shizuoka-shi (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Shizuoka-shi (c. 701 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Fujieda (c. 132 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Yaizu (c. 121 100 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Iwata (c. 88 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Kakegawa (c. 84 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Shimada (c. 75 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Itō (c. 71 600 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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