A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Ohara in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 140.6505° East, latitude 35.3592° North, depth = 35 km. Event id: us20009kp0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009kp0. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global time and date of event 04/06/17 / 2017-06-04 02:09:58 / June 4, 2017 @ 2:09 am UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:09:58 / 11:09 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ishioka, Hayama, Zushi. Earthquake epicenter was 94 km (59 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Yokosuka (c. 429 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 27 km ENE of Ohara, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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