A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 193 km SSE of Katsuura, Japan (120 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 58.06 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us7000cnk2. Event ids that are associated: us7000cnk2. The temblor was picked up at 04:06:51 / 4:06 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 06/12/20 / 2020-12-06 04:06:51 / December 6, 2020 @ 4:06 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 58.06 km, 141.1267° East, 33.5324° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 193 km SSE of Katsuura, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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