A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Takatsuki in Japan. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:08:46 / 11:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 135.6585° East, latitude 34.8596° North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 23/06/18 / 2018-06-23 14:08:46 / June 23, 2018 @ 2:08 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000f035. Id of event: us1000f035.
The epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Ōsaka-shi (c. 2 592 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Kobe (c. 1 528 500 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Kyoto (c. 1 459 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Sakai (c. 782 300 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Himeji (c. 481 500 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Nishinomiya-hama (c. 468 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yokkaichi, Himeji, Shirahamachō-usazakiminami. Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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