A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Itsukaichi in Japan on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 65.98 km (41 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 time and date of earthquake 10/09/17 / 2017-09-10 15:51:08 / September 10, 2017 @ 3:51 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000ajqf. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ajqf. Exact location of event, depth 65.98 km, 139.1122° East, 35.7154° North. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:51:08 / 12:51 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 52 km (33 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Hachiōji (c. 579 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Suwa, Ushiku, Yotsukaidō (min 5000 pop).
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 thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 9 km W of Itsukaichi, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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