A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Mikuni in Japan on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hajw. Id of event: us1000hajw. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/10/18 / 2018-10-04 17:16:54 / October 4, 2018 @ 5:16 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 349.79 km (217 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 135.6202° East, 36.3816° North, depth 349.79 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:16:54 / 2:16 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ono, Katsuyama, Matsutō. The epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Fukui-shi (c. 248 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Komatsu (c. 109 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Takefu (c. 75 800 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Matsutō (c. 68 200 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Sabae (c. 66 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Ono (c. 37 500 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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