A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Daigo in Japan. The temblor was detected at 20:04:01 / 8:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 140.353° East, latitude 36.8657° North, depth = 48.54 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.54 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us20008i67. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008i67. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/02/17 / 2017-02-07 11:04:01 / February 7, 2017 @ 11:04 am.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ami, Fujioka, Naka (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Event epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Utsunomiya-shi (c. 449 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Tsukuba (c. 175 600 pop).
Each 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 four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km N of Daigo, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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