A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Takahagi in Japan. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 54.35 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 141.0137 East, latitude 36.6083 North, depth = 54.35 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/07/17 / 2017-07-30 14:28:51 / July 30, 2017 @ 2:28 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000a2pt. Event ids that are associated: us2000a2pt. The temblor was reported at 23:28:51 / 11:28 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sawara, Ōtawara, Omigawa (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Event epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Hitachi-Naka (c. 156 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Katsuta (c. 156 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Katori-shi (c. 83 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 29 km ESE of Takahagi, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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