A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 116 km ESE of Kitaibaraki, Japan (72 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/07/17 / 2017-07-28 08:07:39 / July 28, 2017 @ 8:07 am UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:07:39 / 5:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 141.9412° East, 36.3559° North. Id of earthquake: us2000a237. Event ids that are associated: us2000a237. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 116 km ESE of Kitaibaraki, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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