Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Yoshida-kasugach? in Japan

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Earthquake location 37.6026S, 138.6395WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Yoshida-kasugach? in Japan. Event id: us7000acxu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000acxu. The epicenter was at a depth of 202.9 km (126 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/06/20 / 2020-06-27 07:08:08 / June 27, 2020 @ 7:08 am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:08:08 / 7:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 138.6395° East, latitude 37.6026° North, depth = 202.9 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Earthquake epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Niigata-shi (c. 505 300 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Jōetsu (c. 204 100 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Nagaoka (c. 195 300 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Kashiwazaki (c. 86 200 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Sanjō (c. 82 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Shibata (c. 80 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Itoigawa, Iiyama, Arai (min 5000 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 23 km WSW of Yoshida-kasugach?, Japan.

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