A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Iiyama in Japan. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 138.6341 East, latitude 36.8923 North, depth = 1.91 km. Event id: us10008hk5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008hk5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/04/17 / 2017-04-14 14:01:21 / April 14, 2017 @ 2:01 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.91 km (1 miles). The temblor was reported at 23:01:21 / 11:01 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 48 km (30 miles) from Nagano-shi (c. 360 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Maebashi-shi (c. 282 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Takasaki (c. 240 900 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Matsumoto (c. 210 700 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Jōetsu (c. 204 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Nagaoka (c. 195 300 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Ashikaga (c. 159 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fukayachō, Ashikaga, Imaichi (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 24 km ENE of Iiyama, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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