A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Shizunai in Japan on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000aj8s. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aj8s. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/09/17 / 2017-09-10 08:44:24 / September 10, 2017 @ 8:44 am. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:44:24 / 6:44 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.87 km (27 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 142.9031 East, latitude 41.7603 North, depth = 42.87 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shizunai-furukawachō (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 77 km SE of Shizunai, Japan.
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