A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Fujikawaguchiko in Japan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 182.4 km (113 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us7000crmq. Event ids that are associated: us7000crmq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/12/20 / 2020-12-12 23:49:38 / December 12, 2020 @ 11:49 pm. Exact location, longitude 138.6886° East, latitude 35.5552° North, depth = 182.4 km. The temblor was detected at 23:49:38 / 11:49 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fukayachō, Shiojiri, Wako (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Shizuoka-shi (c. 701 600 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Hachiōji (c. 579 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Machida (c. 400 000 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Fujisawa (c. 394 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Tokorozawa (c. 339 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 7 km N of Fujikawaguchiko, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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