A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Hasaki in Japan. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/11/20 / 2020-11-22 16:53:53 / November 22, 2020 @ 4:53 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41.46 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000csjh. Event ids that are associated: us6000csjh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:53:53 / 4:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 140.8404° East, 35.5625° North, depth 41.46 km.
Epicenter of the event was 65 km (40 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Kashiwa (c. 340 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Ichihara (c. 283 500 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yashio-shi, Mito-shi, Mitsukaidō. Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 18 km S of Hasaki, Japan.
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