A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was reported 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Takahagi in Japan on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 10:05:54 / 10:05 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.64 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 141.0639 East, latitude 36.5831 North, depth = 34.64 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/11/20 / 2020-11-22 10:05:54 / November 22, 2020 @ 10:05 am. Id of earthquake: us6000crfr. Event ids that are associated: us6000crfr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Event epicenter was 105 km (65 miles) from Utsunomiya-shi (c. 449 900 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Tsukuba (c. 175 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Hitachi-Naka (c. 156 800 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Katsuta (c. 156 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Narita, Ishige, Yūki (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 34 km ESE of Takahagi, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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