A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Tochio-honchō in Japan on Sunday. Event id: us6000crhk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000crhk. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/11/20 / 2020-11-22 17:57:39 / November 22, 2020 @ 5:57 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 139.0145 East, latitude 37.4727 North, depth = 170.65 km. The temblor was detected at 17:57:39 / 5:57 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 170.65 km (106 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Niigata-shi (c. 505 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Jōetsu (c. 204 100 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Nagaoka (c. 195 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Kashiwazaki (c. 86 200 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Sanjō (c. 82 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Shibata (c. 80 800 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Niitsu-honchō (c. 65 900 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Murakami, Numata, Iiyama.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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