A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Shimoda in Japan. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:49:34 / 5:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 139.0972° East, 34.1252° North. Unique identifier: us1000dqe6. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000dqe6. Global time and date of event 22/04/18 / 2018-04-22 20:49:34 / April 22, 2018 @ 8:49 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 94 km (58 miles) from Itō (c. 71 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Shimoda (c. 26 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Ōyama (c. 21 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ōyama, Itō, Shimoda (min 5000 pop).
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 61 km SSE of Shimoda, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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