A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 235 km SSE of Tateyama, Japan (146 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 62.32 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bpe1. Id of event: us7000bpe1. Exact location, longitude 140.6504° East, latitude 32.9611° North, depth = 62.32 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 23:42:29 / 11:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/09/20 / 2020-09-12 23:42:29 / September 12, 2020 @ 11:42 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 235 km SSE of Tateyama, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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