A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Heda in Japan. The temblor was reported at 14:23:42 / 2:23 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bfax. Unique identifier: us7000bfax. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 220.66 km (137 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/08/20 / 2020-08-25 14:23:42 / August 25, 2020 @ 2:23 pm. Exact location, longitude 138.8596° East, latitude 34.9981° North, depth = 220.66 km.
Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Shizuoka-shi (c. 701 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Hachiōji (c. 579 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Yokosuka (c. 429 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Machida (c. 400 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Fujisawa (c. 394 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fukuroi, Hino, Itsukaichi (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 7 km ENE of Heda, Japan.
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