A earthquake with magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 249 km WNW of Chichi-shima, Japan (155 miles). Unique identifier: us2000ahlq. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ahlq. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 139.8124 East, latitude 27.7584 North, depth = 456.86 km. The temblor was reported at 02:26:49 / 2:26 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 456.86 km (284 miles). Global time and date of event 07/09/17 / 2017-09-07 17:26:49 / September 7, 2017 @ 5:26 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 249 km WNW of Chichi-shima, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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