A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Oda in Japan on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.01 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:56:47 / 1:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 132.5089 East, latitude 35.138 North, depth = 9.01 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/04/18 / 2018-04-08 16:56:47 / April 8, 2018 @ 4:56 pm. Id of earthquake: us2000dwhj. Event ids that are associated: us2000dwhj.
The epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Hiroshima-shi (c. 1 143 800 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Matsue-shi (c. 156 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Yonago (c. 141 400 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from Izumo (c. 89 300 pop), 97 km (61 miles) from Mihara (c. 80 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Hatsukaichi (c. 77 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Fuchūchō (c. 50 700 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ōno-hara, Mihara, Takehara.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 5 km S of Oda, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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