A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Narita in Japan on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 140.3486 East, latitude 35.8606 North, depth = 75.65 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/11/20 / 2020-11-30 01:34:06 / November 30, 2020 @ 1:34 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 75.65 km (47 miles). The temblor was reported at 01:34:06 / 1:34 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cmkx. Id of event: us7000cmkx.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hannō, Minami-rinkan, Kumagaya. Event epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 9 km NNE of Narita, Japan.
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