A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Hasaki in Japan on Monday. The temblor was detected at 08:26:39 / 8:26 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008mkp. Unique identifier: us20008mkp. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/02/17 / 2017-02-26 23:26:39 / February 26, 2017 @ 11:26 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.24 km (20 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 141.0614 East, latitude 35.8414 North, depth = 32.24 km.
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Sakura (c. 182 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Hitachi-Naka (c. 156 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Katsuta (c. 156 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Narita (c. 100 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Mobara (c. 97 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fujishiro, Ushiku, Naka (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 23 km ENE of Hasaki, Japan.
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