A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Hasaki in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/01/18 / 2018-01-09 22:30:18 / January 9, 2018 @ 10:30 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 07:30:18 / 7:30 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000c2w5. Event ids that are associated: us1000c2w5. Exact location, longitude 141.3005° East, latitude 35.3481° North, depth = 14.98 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.98 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Edosaki, Inashiki, Chiba (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 110 km (69 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Sakura (c. 182 500 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Narita (c. 100 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Mobara (c. 97 300 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Yotsukaidō (c. 86 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Yachimata (c. 83 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Katori-shi (c. 83 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 60 km SE of Hasaki, Japan.
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