A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Hasaki in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 141.0312° East, latitude 35.6075° North, depth = 9.36 km. Unique identifier: us10006qdg. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006qdg. The temblor was reported at 16:35:53 / 4:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/09/16 / 2016-09-17 07:35:53 / September 17, 2016 @ 7:35 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.36 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Abiko, Funabashi, Ishioka. Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Ichihara (c. 283 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Sakura (c. 182 500 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Abiko (c. 131 800 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Narita (c. 100 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Mobara (c. 97 300 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km SE of Hasaki, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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