A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Koshima in Japan. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/12/20 / 2020-12-26 20:56:27 / December 26, 2020 @ 8:56 pm. The temblor was reported at 20:56:27 / 8:56 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 56.19 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d65g. Unique identifier: us6000d65g. Exact location of event, depth 56.19 km, 130.7463° East, 30.0329° North.
Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nishinoomote. The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Nishinoomote (c. 17 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 30 km SE of Koshima, Japan.
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