A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Yamada in Japan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 92.77 km (58 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/10/20 / 2020-10-06 06:27:35 / October 6, 2020 @ 6:27 am. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:27:35 / 6:27 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000c5zw. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c5zw. Exact location of event, longitude 141.9818 East, latitude 39.405 North, depth = 92.77 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ichinoseki, Shizukuishi, Mizusawa (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (49 miles) from Morioka-shi (c. 295 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Kitakami (c. 93 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hanamaki (c. 73 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Ichinoseki (c. 63 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Mizusawa (c. 61 300 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Miyako (c. 51 700 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Kamaishi (c. 43 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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