A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Hirara in Japan on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 10:07:52 / 10:07 am (local time epicenter). 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 33.87 km (21 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/07/18 / 2018-07-28 02:07:52 / July 28, 2018 @ 2:07 am. Exact location of event, longitude 125.0816 East, latitude 24.333 North, depth = 33.87 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000g1y6. Unique identifier: us1000g1y6.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ishigaki, Hirara. The epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Ishigaki (c. 44 800 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Hirara (c. 34 400 pop). Nearby 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
How would you describe the shaking?
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. 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: 55 km SSW of Hirara, Japan.
Copyright © 2018 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.