A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 92 kilometers (57 miles) from Iwaki in Japan. Event id: us7000cp57. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cp57. The epicenter was at a depth of 47.78 km (30 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:50:04 / 12:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 141.9149° East, latitude 36.9396° North, depth = 47.78 km. Global time and date of event 08/12/20 / 2020-12-08 12:50:04 / December 8, 2020 @ 12:50 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Iwaki.
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 92 km E of Iwaki, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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