A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Ishikawa in Japan on Monday. Id of earthquake: us20009nhh. Event ids that are associated: us20009nhh. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:51:32 / 5:51 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 event, longitude 140.6601 East, latitude 37.1337 North, depth = 36.09 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/06/17 / 2017-06-18 20:51:32 / June 18, 2017 @ 8:51 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 36.09 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Utsunomiya-shi (c. 449 900 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Fukushima-shi (c. 294 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Hitachi-Naka (c. 156 800 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kakuda, Utsunomiya-shi, Tomobe.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
Did you feel it?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 18 km E of Ishikawa, Japan.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.