A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Oda in Japan on Monday. Event id: us2000dwhr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dwhr. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/04/18 / 2018-04-08 17:10:57 / April 8, 2018 @ 5:10 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:10:57 / 2:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 132.5746 East, latitude 35.1079 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Hiroshima-shi (c. 1 143 800 pop), 97 km (61 miles) from Kure (c. 196 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Matsue-shi (c. 156 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Yonago (c. 141 400 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Onomichi (c. 90 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Izumo (c. 89 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Mihara (c. 80 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ibara, Kannabechō-yahiro, Kure (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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