A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Ōyama in Japan on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 294.33 km (183 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/10/20 / 2020-10-06 23:02:06 / October 6, 2020 @ 11:02 pm. Id of earthquake: us6000c68f. Event ids that are associated: us6000c68f. The temblor was detected at 23:02:06 / 11:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 137.9254 East, latitude 34.2947 North, depth = 294.33 km.
Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Shizuoka-shi (c. 701 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Hamamatsu (c. 605 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Toyohashi (c. 378 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Fujieda (c. 132 900 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Yaizu (c. 121 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Toyokawa (c. 120 500 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Iwata (c. 88 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gamagōri, Shizuoka-shi, Shinshiro.
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 three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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