A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Asahi in Japan. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/08/17 / 2017-08-10 15:05:38 / August 10, 2017 @ 3:05 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 43.04 km (27 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:05:38 / 12:05 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000a8ei. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a8ei. Exact location, longitude 140.6849° East, latitude 35.644° North, depth = 43.04 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kasama, Tokyo, Kawaguchi (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Kawaguchi (c. 468 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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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: 8 km SSE of Asahi, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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