A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 93 kilometers (58 miles) from Shizunai in Japan. Exact location of earthquake, 143.3905° East, 41.9732° North, depth 45.05 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/04/17 / 2017-04-23 18:43:15 / April 23, 2017 @ 6:43 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:43:15 / 3:43 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 45.05 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us10008k26. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008k26. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shizunai-furukawachō (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 93 km ESE of Shizunai, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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