A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Hisai-motomachi in Japan on Friday. The temblor was reported at 06:04:15 / 6:04 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d6n9. Id of event: us6000d6n9. The epicenter was at a depth of 365.5 km (227 miles). Global time and date of event 08/01/21 / 2021-01-08 06:04:15 / January 8, 2021 @ 6:04 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 136.3239° East, 34.3978° North, depth 365.5 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kaizuka, Toyonaka, Ōbu (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Ōsaka-shi (c. 2 592 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Kyoto (c. 1 459 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Sakai (c. 782 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Hirakata (c. 406 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Toyonaka (c. 384 500 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Nara-shi (c. 367 400 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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