A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 292 km SE of Kamaishi, Japan (181 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us7000c70m. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000c70m. The temblor was picked up at 06:21:22 / 6:21 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 22/10/20 / 2020-10-22 06:21:22 / October 22, 2020 @ 6:21 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 144.6787° East, 37.8446° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 292 km SE of Kamaishi, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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