A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Ryūgasaki in Japan. Exact location of event, longitude 140.1811 East, latitude 35.8692 North, depth = 69.58 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 69.58 km (43 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:06:48 / 4:06 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/12/20 / 2020-12-06 16:06:48 / December 6, 2020 @ 4:06 pm. Unique identifier: us7000cnpk. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cnpk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kiryū, Miura, Isehara (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Hachiōji (c. 579 400 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 3 km S of Ryūgasaki, Japan.
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