A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Naze in Japan. Id of earthquake: us10007wpx. Event ids that are associated: us10007wpx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/02/17 / 2017-02-01 18:11:32 / February 1, 2017 @ 6:11 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 129.9362° East, 28.3694° North, depth 31.46 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.46 km (20 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:11:32 / 3:11 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 44 km (28 miles) from Naze (c. 41 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Naze (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 44 km E of Naze, Japan.
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