A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Itako in Japan. Exact location, longitude 140.5846° East, latitude 35.9656° North, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 06:06:59 / 6:06 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bneq. Unique identifier: us7000bneq. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/09/20 / 2020-09-15 06:06:59 / September 15, 2020 @ 6:06 am.
Earthquake epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sano, Mitaka-shi, Kamirenjaku (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 four and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 4 km NE of Itako, Japan.
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