A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 105 km ENE of Hasaki, Japan (65 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ca8m. Id of event: us7000ca8m. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.63 km (24 miles). Exact location, longitude 141.8838° East, latitude 36.1591° North, depth = 38.63 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/10/20 / 2020-10-29 19:56:22 / October 29, 2020 @ 7:56 pm. The temblor was picked up at 19:56:22 / 7:56 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 105 km ENE of Hasaki, Japan.
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