A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 94 kilometers (58 miles) from Naze in Japan on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude 128.6005 East, latitude 28.714 North, depth = 38.2 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:45:15 / 11:45 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 38.2 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us1000986k. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000986k. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/07/17 / 2017-07-08 14:45:15 / July 8, 2017 @ 2:45 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 94 km (59 miles) from Naze (c. 41 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Naze. Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twelve 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 94 km WNW of Naze, Japan.
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