A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Hirara in Japan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 65.21 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 125.1264° East, 25.1023° North, depth 65.21 km. The temblor was detected at 08:17:54 / 8:17 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10003n5h. Unique identifier: us10003n5h. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/10/15 / 2015-10-13 00:17:54 / October 13, 2015 @ 12:17 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hirara. Event epicenter was 38 km (23 miles) from Hirara (c. 34 400 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 37 km NNW of Hirara, Japan.
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