A earthquake with magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 281 km ESE of Kamaishi, Japan (175 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000arxv. Event ids that are associated: us2000arxv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/09/17 / 2017-09-20 16:37:16 / September 20, 2017 @ 4:37 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 144.6693° East, 37.9816° North. The temblor was reported at 02:37:16 / 2:37 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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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: 281 km ESE of Kamaishi, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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