A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Mitsukaidō in Japan on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 51.68 km, 140.0114° East, 35.9953° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 51.68 km (32 miles). The temblor was picked up at 07:42:44 / 7:42 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/12/20 / 2020-12-17 07:42:44 / December 17, 2020 @ 7:42 am. Event id: us7000crrn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000crrn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 45 km (28 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hachiōji (c. 579 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ōtawara, Takasaki, Yoshii (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km SE of Mitsukaidō, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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