A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Narita in Japan. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000aaw5. Unique identifier: us2000aaw5. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.4008 East, latitude 35.7588 North, depth = 96.82 km. Global time and date of event 17/08/17 / 2017-08-17 06:44:33 / August 17, 2017 @ 6:44 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 15:44:33 / 3:44 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 96.82 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hayama, Kamakura, Tochigi. Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 8 km ESE of Narita, Japan.
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