A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Kōya in Japan on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 51.68 km, 135.5397° East, 34.1876° North. The temblor was reported at 21:34:58 / 9:34 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cd2u. Unique identifier: us6000cd2u. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/10/20 / 2020-10-25 21:34:58 / October 25, 2020 @ 9:34 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 51.68 km (32 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from Ōsaka-shi (c. 2 592 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Kobe (c. 1 528 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Kyoto (c. 1 459 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Sakai (c. 782 300 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Nishinomiya-hama (c. 468 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Amagasaki (c. 442 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kyoto, Ono, Kakogawachō-honmachi. 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 one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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