A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Naze in Japan. The temblor was picked up at 16:14:42 / 4:14 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000cqf1. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cqf1. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 129.9521° East, latitude 27.6799° North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/11/20 / 2020-11-16 16:14:42 / November 16, 2020 @ 4:14 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (55 miles) from Naze (c. 41 400 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Naze (min 5000 pop).
Every 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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 88 km SSE of Naze, Japan.
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