A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 175 km E of Yamada, Japan (109 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cr9c. Unique identifier: us7000cr9c. The temblor was detected at 15:35:15 / 3:35 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 143.9628° East, latitude 39.2154° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/12/20 / 2020-12-15 15:35:15 / December 15, 2020 @ 3:35 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 three and in the last 365 days fifteen 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 175 km E of Yamada, Japan.
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