A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Naka in Japan on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 66.12 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 11:36:23 / 11:36 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 13/04/16 / 2016-04-13 02:36:23 / April 13, 2016 @ 2:36 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 140.1484 East, latitude 36.087 North, depth = 66.12 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20005hnu. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005hnu.
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Itsukaichi, Minami-rinkan, Futtsu. Earthquake epicenter was 60 km (38 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km NNW of Naka, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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