A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Shikoku, Japan kilometers (0 miles) from Shikoku, Japan. Exact location of event, longitude 132.1239 East, latitude 32.7439 North, depth = 49.47 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 49.47 km (31 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 19:57:04 / 7:57 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000c1id. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c1id. Global time and date of event 25/09/20 / 2020-09-25 19:57:04 / September 25, 2020 @ 7:57 pm UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Ōita (c. 448 900 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Beppu (c. 125 100 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Nobeoka (c. 121 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Tsurusaki (c. 77 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Uwajima (c. 59 000 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Saiki (c. 49 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Ōzu (c. 38 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ōzu, Takanabe, Hiji (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 was reported nearby.
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