A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Obama in Japan. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/09/20 / 2020-09-24 14:28:11 / September 24, 2020 @ 2:28 pm. Exact location of event, depth 356.54 km, 135.6166° East, 35.8109° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 14:28:11 / 2:28 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000c0jq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c0jq. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 356.54 km (222 miles).
The epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Kyoto (c. 1 459 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Fukui-shi (c. 248 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Hikone (c. 110 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Maizuru (c. 92 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Kamigyō-ku (c. 83 000 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Takefu (c. 75 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Moriyama, Kyoto, Kamigyō-ku. Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 36 km NNW of Obama, Japan.
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