A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Hirara in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008rnu. Unique identifier: us10008rnu. The temblor was picked up at 04:54:26 / 4:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.4781 East, latitude 24.7099 North, depth = 38.38 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/05/17 / 2017-05-11 20:54:26 / May 11, 2017 @ 8:54 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 38.38 km (24 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 21 km (13 miles) from Hirara (c. 34 400 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hirara (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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