A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Ryūgasaki in Japan on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 16:06:48 / 4:06 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000cnnv. Event ids that are associated: us7000cnnv. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58.32 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/12/20 / 2020-12-06 16:06:48 / December 6, 2020 @ 4:06 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 58.32 km, 140.1888° East, 35.8963° North.
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chigasaki, Kiryū, Sakai-nakajima (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Hachiōji (c. 579 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 0 km SE of Ryūgasaki, Japan.
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