A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Ishige in Japan. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 44.81 km (28 miles). The temblor was picked up at 16:30:08 / 4:30 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 139.9319 East, latitude 36.1171 North, depth = 44.81 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bj0l. Id of event: us2000bj0l. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/11/17 / 2017-11-05 07:30:08 / November 5, 2017 @ 7:30 am.
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tomioka, Shibukawa, Uenohara.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 3 km W of Ishige, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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