A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Nishinoomote in Japan. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dclu. Id of event: us1000dclu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.31 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/04/18 / 2018-04-02 19:58:57 / April 2, 2018 @ 7:58 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 131.2697 East, latitude 29.9394 North, depth = 29.31 km. The temblor was reported at 04:58:57 / 4:58 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nishinoomote (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Nishinoomote (c. 17 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 91 km SSE of Nishinoomote, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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