A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Shingu in Japan. The temblor was reported at 20:04:10 / 8:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/07/18 / 2018-07-04 11:04:10 / July 4, 2018 @ 11:04 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 136.0734 East, latitude 33.045 North, depth = 420.66 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 420.66 km (261 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000fwrg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000fwrg.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shingū (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Shingū (c. 31 600 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 76 km S of Shingu, Japan.
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