A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Hasaki in Japan. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 29.54 km (18 miles). Event id: us10004euv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004euv. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/01/16 / 2016-01-10 09:53:05 / January 10, 2016 @ 9:53 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 141.1647° East, latitude 35.2686° North, depth = 29.54 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:53:05 / 6:53 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Itako, Katori-shi, Sawara (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Mobara (c. 97 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Yachimata (c. 83 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Katori-shi (c. 83 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Tōgane (c. 66 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Kashima-shi (c. 65 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ōami (c. 53 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 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 two and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 59 km SSE of Hasaki, Japan.
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