A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Shinshiro in Japan on Sunday. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:13:42 / 4:13 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 137.7091° East, 35.0721° North, depth 45.41 km. Event id: us6000c1tl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c1tl. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.41 km (28 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/09/20 / 2020-09-27 04:13:42 / September 27, 2020 @ 4:13 am.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gōdo, Isawa, Numazu (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Nagoya-shi (c. 2 191 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Shizuoka-shi (c. 701 600 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Hamamatsu (c. 605 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Gifu-shi (c. 397 700 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Toyohashi (c. 378 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Toyota (c. 362 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Okazaki (c. 352 400 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 27 km NE of Shinshiro, Japan.
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