A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Shingu in Japan. Exact location of event, longitude 135.9047 East, latitude 33.251 North, depth = 437.31 km. Event id: us2000a3ly. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a3ly. The temblor was reported at 09:56:51 / 9:56 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 28/07/17 / 2017-07-28 00:56:51 / July 28, 2017 @ 12:56 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 437.31 km (272 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (46 miles) from Tanabe (c. 69 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Shingū (c. 31 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tanabe, Shingū (min 5000 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 53 km S of Shingu, Japan.
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