A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Ohara in Japan. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.86 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 17:13:49 / 5:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 140.5681 East, latitude 35.3177 North, depth = 35.86 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20009nxp. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009nxp. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/06/17 / 2017-06-21 08:13:49 / June 21, 2017 @ 8:13 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (56 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yoshikawa, Hayama, Zushi. Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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