A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 245 km ESE of Ishinomaki, Japan (152 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 143.8844° East, 37.5657° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d399. Unique identifier: us6000d399. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/12/20 / 2020-12-26 19:42:58 / December 26, 2020 @ 7:42 pm. The temblor was detected at 19:42:58 / 7:42 pm (local time epicenter).
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 245 km ESE of Ishinomaki, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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