A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 110 km S of Tateyama, Japan (68 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:45:01 / 10:45 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/12/20 / 2020-12-22 22:45:01 / December 22, 2020 @ 10:45 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 119.98 km (75 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us6000d1zs. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d1zs. Exact location of event, longitude 139.8144 East, latitude 33.9888 North, depth = 119.98 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four 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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