A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Shingū in Japan on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 19:23:21 / 7:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 433.82 km, 135.828° East, 33.1385° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 433.82 km (270 miles). 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: 28/12/20 / 2020-12-28 19:23:21 / December 28, 2020 @ 7:23 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d3r7. Id of event: us6000d3r7.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tanabe, Shingū. Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Tanabe (c. 69 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Shingū (c. 31 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 67 km SSW of Shingū, Japan.
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