A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Tateyama in Japan. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aug1. Id of event: us2000aug1. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/09/17 / 2017-09-23 21:08:38 / September 23, 2017 @ 9:08 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:08:38 / 6:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 139.8074° East, latitude 34.7537° North, depth = 32.88 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 32.88 km (20 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Machida, Mishima, Zama (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Yokosuka (c. 429 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Machida (c. 400 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Fujisawa (c. 394 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Ichihara (c. 283 500 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light 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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 26 km SSW of Tateyama, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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