A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Hirara in Japan on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/09/20 / 2020-09-27 06:38:20 / September 27, 2020 @ 6:38 am. The temblor was picked up at 06:38:20 / 6:38 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.4 km (13 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 125.1691 East, latitude 24.636 North, depth = 21.4 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c1v0. Id of event: us6000c1v0.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hirara. Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Hirara (c. 34 400 pop).
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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 22 km SW of Hirara, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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