A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, near the east coast of Honshu, Japan kilometers (0 miles) from Honshu in Japan. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/04/17 / 2017-04-11 18:10:49 / April 11, 2017 @ 6:10 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 65.17 km, 140.1796° East, 36.1642° North. The temblor was reported at 18:10:49 / 6:10 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 65.17 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008gq6. Unique identifier: us10008gq6.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chichibu, Futtsu, Minami-rinkan (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Hachiōji (c. 579 400 pop).
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: near the east coast of Honshu, Japan.
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