A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Hasaki in Japan on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude 140.9894 East, latitude 35.7228 North, depth = 26.18 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 26.18 km (16 miles). Unique identifier: us7000bdlu. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bdlu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/08/20 / 2020-08-20 00:28:25 / August 20, 2020 @ 12:28 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 00:28:25 / 12:28 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tomobe, Kashiwa, Moriya. Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Kashiwa (c. 340 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Ichihara (c. 283 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Sakura (c. 182 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km E of Hasaki, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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