A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Ishige in Japan. The temblor was reported at 10:18:55 / 10:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/02/17 / 2017-02-25 01:18:55 / February 25, 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, longitude 139.9996° East, latitude 36.0904° North, depth = 57.51 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008mkc. Unique identifier: us20008mkc. The epicenter was at a depth of 57.51 km (36 miles).
The epicenter was 52 km (33 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yoshii, Atsugi, Takasaki. Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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