A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Hasaki in Japan on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude 141.387 East, latitude 35.8349 North, depth = 36.06 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 36.06 km (22 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000g7sq. Unique identifier: us2000g7sq. The temblor was picked up at 16:44:52 / 4:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/07/18 / 2018-07-18 07:44:52 / July 18, 2018 @ 7:44 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Katsuta, Tōgane, Edosaki. The epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Katsuta (c. 156 000 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Narita (c. 100 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Katori-shi (c. 83 200 pop), 97 km (61 miles) from Tōgane (c. 66 300 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Kashima-shi (c. 65 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Sawara (c. 47 200 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Inashiki (c. 47 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 51 km ENE of Hasaki, Japan.
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