A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Ami in Japan. Exact location of event, depth 63.57 km, 140.2565° East, 36.0674° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 10:27:42 / 10:27 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 63.57 km (40 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/12/20 / 2020-12-07 10:27:42 / December 7, 2020 @ 10:27 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cnt8. Unique identifier: us7000cnt8.
Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sakai-nakajima, Fussa, Ōhara. Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 6 km NE of Ami, Japan.
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