A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Daigo in Japan. Exact location of event, depth 37.24 km, 140.451° East, 36.8149° North. Event id: us7000bqc1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bqc1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:04:53 / 12:04 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.24 km (23 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/09/20 / 2020-09-20 00:04:53 / September 20, 2020 @ 12:04 am.
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Utsunomiya-shi (c. 449 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Tsukuba (c. 175 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Oyama (c. 159 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Edosaki, Koga, Inashiki (min 5000 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 four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Questions or comments?
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: 10 km ENE of Daigo, Japan.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.