A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Mikuni in Japan on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003gv8. Id of event: us20003gv8. Global time and date of event 06/09/15 / 2015-09-06 02:04:28 / September 6, 2015 @ 2:04 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.61 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 136.1703 East, latitude 36.4183 North, depth = 8.61 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 11:04:28 / 11:04 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 45 km (28 miles) from Kanazawa-shi (c. 458 900 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Fukui-shi (c. 248 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Takaoka (c. 170 100 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Komatsu (c. 109 000 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Takefu (c. 75 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Tsuruga (c. 68 500 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nishishinminato, Yatsuomachi-higashikumisaka, Himi (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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 22 km N of Mikuni, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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