A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Hirara in Japan. Exact location of earthquake, 125.2127° East, 24.2013° North, depth 37.54 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 37.54 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 07:02:09 / 7:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/11/18 / 2018-11-18 23:02:09 / November 18, 2018 @ 11:02 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000htrh. Unique identifier: us1000htrh.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hirara. Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (42 miles) from Hirara (c. 34 400 pop).
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 66 km S of Hirara, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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