A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Hirara in Japan on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/09/18 / 2018-09-24 14:25:20 / September 24, 2018 @ 2:25 pm. The temblor was detected at 22:25:20 / 10:25 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 50.81 km (32 miles). Event id: us2000hjc4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hjc4. Exact location of earthquake, 125.781° East, 25.071° North, depth 50.81 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hirara (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 57 km (35 miles) from Hirara (c. 34 400 pop).
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 has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 58 km ENE of Hirara, Japan.
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