A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō in Japan. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/09/20 / 2020-09-02 09:07:23 / September 2, 2020 @ 9:07 am. The temblor was detected at 09:07:23 / 9:07 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 142.7467° East, latitude 41.9442° North, depth = 77.57 km. Unique identifier: us7000bjnl. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bjnl. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 77.57 km (48 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shizunai-furukawachō. Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Event epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Did you feel the quake?
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: 53 km SE of Shizunai-furukawachō, Japan.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.