A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Yatsuo in Japan. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/10/17 / 2017-10-11 23:21:46 / October 11, 2017 @ 11:21 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 253.39 km (157 miles). Unique identifier: us1000au6q. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000au6q. Exact location of event, longitude 137.1519 East, latitude 36.3799 North, depth = 253.39 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:21:46 / 8:21 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Okaya, Tatsuno, Maruoka (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 53 km (33 miles) from Kanazawa-shi (c. 458 900 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Toyama-shi (c. 325 500 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Matsumoto (c. 210 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Takaoka (c. 170 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Komatsu (c. 109 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Matsutō (c. 68 200 pop).
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Questions or comments?
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: 20 km S of Yatsuo, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.