A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Moriya in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000bjn7. Event ids that are associated: us1000bjn7. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/11/17 / 2017-11-30 13:02:05 / November 30, 2017 @ 1:02 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:02:05 / 10:02 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 44.2 km (27 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 139.9353 East, latitude 35.9611 North, depth = 44.2 km.
Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yaita, Ōiso, Nikkō (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 37 km (23 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop).
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 four and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 6 km WNW of Moriya, Japan.
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