A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Funaishikawa in Japan. Event id: us2000hj04. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hj04. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 54.04 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.6637 East, latitude 36.5007 North, depth = 54.04 km. The temblor was detected at 00:05:34 / 12:05 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/09/18 / 2018-09-23 15:05:34 / September 23, 2018 @ 3:05 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tanuma, Nikkō, Satte. Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (44 miles) from Utsunomiya-shi (c. 449 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Kashiwa (c. 340 200 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Sakura (c. 182 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Tsukuba (c. 175 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 9 km ENE of Funaishikawa, Japan.
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