A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 98 km ESE of Yamada, Japan (61 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.35 km (21 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000clqp. Unique identifier: us7000clqp. Exact location of event, depth 33.35 km, 143.0555° East, 39.236° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/12/20 / 2020-12-01 17:11:56 / December 1, 2020 @ 5:11 pm. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:11:56 / 5:11 pm (local time epicenter).
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 fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 98 km ESE of Yamada, Japan.
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