A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Ina in Japan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 137.6092° East, 35.8244° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/06/17 / 2017-06-25 00:24:06 / June 25, 2017 @ 12:24 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 09:24:06 / 9:24 am (local time epicenter). 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: us20009pj6. Unique identifier: us20009pj6.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isawa, Ichinomiya, Yatsuomachi-higashikumisaka. Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Gifu-shi (c. 397 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Toyota (c. 362 400 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Kasugai (c. 298 600 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Ichinomiya (c. 280 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Matsumoto (c. 210 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Kōfu-shi (c. 190 000 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 31 km W of Ina, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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