A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Takahagi in Japan. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22.21 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008j1z. Unique identifier: us10008j1z. Global time and date of event 19/04/17 / 2017-04-19 17:13:44 / April 19, 2017 @ 5:13 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:13:44 / 2:13 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 140.6352° East, 36.7764° North, depth 22.21 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Edosaki, Inashiki, Ishige (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Utsunomiya-shi (c. 449 900 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Tsukuba (c. 175 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Oyama (c. 159 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-one 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km NW of Takahagi, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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