A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Shiroi in Japan. Id of earthquake: us7000c6n5. Event ids that are associated: us7000c6n5. The temblor was reported at 06:58:32 / 6:58 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 70.26 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/10/20 / 2020-10-28 06:58:32 / October 28, 2020 @ 6:58 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.1095 East, latitude 35.7356 North, depth = 70.26 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kodamachō-kodamaminami, Honjō, Chichibu. Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hachiōji (c. 579 400 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 8 km SSE of Shiroi, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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