A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Oda in Japan. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/04/18 / 2018-04-08 16:32:31 / April 8, 2018 @ 4:32 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 132.5282 East, latitude 35.2469 North, depth = 8.54 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.54 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 01:32:31 / 1:32 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dwh6. Id of event: us2000dwh6.
Event epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Hiroshima-shi (c. 1 143 800 pop), 114 km (71 miles) from Fukuyama (c. 383 300 pop), 113 km (70 miles) from Kure (c. 196 600 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Matsue-shi (c. 156 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Yonago (c. 141 400 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Onomichi (c. 90 900 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Izumo (c. 89 300 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Mihara (c. 80 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fukuyama, Kure, Ibara. Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 7 km NNE of Oda, Japan.
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