A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Neyagawa in Japan. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/06/18 / 2018-06-18 15:31:24 / June 18, 2018 @ 3:31 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 135.6088° East, latitude 34.7957° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000eum3. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000eum3. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:31:24 / 12:31 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 15 km (9 miles) from Ōsaka-shi (c. 2 592 400 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Kobe (c. 1 528 500 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Kyoto (c. 1 459 600 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Sakai (c. 782 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Himeji (c. 481 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Nishinomiya-hama (c. 468 900 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Amagasaki (c. 442 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Owase, Tatsunochō-tominaga, Yokkaichi (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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