A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Iwai in Japan. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009xee. Unique identifier: us20009xee. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/07/17 / 2017-07-11 17:36:40 / July 11, 2017 @ 5:36 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 70.31 km (44 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 139.916° East, 36.075° North, depth 70.31 km. The temblor was detected at 02:36:40 / 2:36 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kamakura, Hasaki, Fujisawa (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 3 km NNE of Iwai, Japan.
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