A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, near the east coast of Honshu, Japan kilometers (0 miles) from Honshu in Japan. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/09/18 / 2018-09-04 20:11:19 / September 4, 2018 @ 8:11 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 141.5376° East, 36.4459° North, depth 39.12 km. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:11:19 / 8:11 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000h8dj. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000h8dj. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.12 km (24 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Omigawa, Itako, Okunoya (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Hitachi-Naka (c. 156 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Katsuta (c. 156 000 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Kashima-shi (c. 65 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Kitaibaraki (c. 50 800 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: near the east coast of Honshu, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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