A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Hirara in Japan. Id of earthquake: us20008kde. Event ids that are associated: us20008kde. Global time and date of event 17/02/17 / 2017-02-17 01:18:05 / February 17, 2017 @ 1:18 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 125.1279° East, 25.0981° North, depth 19.54 km. The temblor was picked up at 09:18:05 / 9:18 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.54 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hirara. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Hirara (c. 34 400 pop).
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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 36 km NNW of Hirara, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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