A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō in Japan on Sunday. Exact location, longitude 142.6771° East, latitude 42.034° North, depth = 69.12 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000c7jx. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c7jx. Global time and date of event 11/10/20 / 2020-10-11 13:58:42 / October 11, 2020 @ 1:58 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 13:58:42 / 1:58 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 69.12 km (43 miles).
Event epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shizunai-furukawachō (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 42 km SE of Shizunai-furukawachō, Japan.
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