A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Miyako in Japan. Event id: us7000ck4v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ck4v. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/11/20 / 2020-11-26 20:54:27 / November 26, 2020 @ 8:54 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 63.66 km (40 miles). Exact location, longitude 142.2864° East, latitude 39.6593° North, depth = 63.66 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:54:27 / 8:54 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 30 km (18 miles) from Miyako (c. 51 700 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Kamaishi (c. 43 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ōfunato (c. 35 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Tōno (c. 26 800 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Yamada (c. 20 100 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Ōtsuchi (c. 16 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ōfunato, Tōno, Kamaishi (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 fifty-one 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 29 km E of Miyako, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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