A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Anan in Japan on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, 134.5788° East, 33.4984° North, depth 27.27 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/02/17 / 2017-02-07 18:19:30 / February 7, 2017 @ 6:19 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 27.27 km (17 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:19:30 / 3:19 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008i9r. Id of event: us20008i9r.
The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Tokushima-shi (c. 267 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Tanabe (c. 69 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Narutochō-mitsuishi (c. 64 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Anan (c. 55 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Kainan (c. 43 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Komatsushimachō (c. 42 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ikedachō, Kainan, Fukura. 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 one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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