A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 99 kilometers (62 miles) from Hirara in Japan. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/12/20 / 2020-12-11 12:58:06 / December 11, 2020 @ 12:58 pm. Unique identifier: us7000cq92. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cq92. Exact location of earthquake, 125.3741° East, 23.9062° North, depth 27.54 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.54 km (17 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:58:06 / 12:58 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hirara. Epicenter of the event was 100 km (62 miles) from Hirara (c. 34 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 99 km S of Hirara, Japan.
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