A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Miyako in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.02 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 07:01:15 / 7:01 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000cdmw. Event ids that are associated: us6000cdmw. Exact location of earthquake, 142.6434° East, 40.1507° North, depth 42.02 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/10/20 / 2020-10-27 07:01:15 / October 27, 2020 @ 7:01 am.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yamada, Miyako. Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Miyako (c. 51 700 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Yamada (c. 20 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-two 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 82 km NE of Miyako, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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