A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Hirara in Japan on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/11/16 / 2016-11-06 14:46:09 / November 6, 2016 @ 2:46 pm. The temblor was detected at 22:46:09 / 10:46 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us100076xn. Unique identifier: us100076xn. Exact location of event, longitude 125.1741 East, latitude 25.572 North, depth = 44.81 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 44.81 km (28 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hirara (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (54 miles) from Hirara (c. 34 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 86 km N of Hirara, Japan.
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