A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Yamada in Japan. The temblor was detected at 14:01:17 / 2:01 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 67.02 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 141.7945° East, 39.4559° North, depth 67.02 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/10/20 / 2020-10-05 14:01:17 / October 5, 2020 @ 2:01 pm. Id of earthquake: us6000c5pr. Event ids that are associated: us6000c5pr.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ichinohe, Ichinoseki, Shizukuishi (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (38 miles) from Morioka-shi (c. 295 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Kitakami (c. 93 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Hanamaki (c. 73 100 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Ichinoseki (c. 63 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Mizusawa (c. 61 300 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Miyako (c. 51 700 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Kamaishi (c. 43 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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 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: 13 km W of Yamada, Japan.
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