A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Naze in Japan on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 00:22:29 / 12:22 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54.04 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/06/17 / 2017-06-30 15:22:29 / June 30, 2017 @ 3:22 pm. Event id: us100095lb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100095lb. Exact location of event, depth 54.04 km, 128.6904° East, 28.5773° North.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Naze (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 81 km (50 miles) from Naze (c. 41 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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