A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 87 kilometers (54 miles) from Shingu in Japan on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j0y4. Id of event: us2000j0y4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:06:09 / 9:06 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 470.56 km (292 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/01/19 / 2019-01-07 00:06:09 / January 7, 2019 @ 12:06 am. Exact location of earthquake, 136.4699° East, 33.0591° North, depth 470.56 km.
Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 88 km (54 miles) from Shingū (c. 31 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shingū.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 87 km SSE of Shingu, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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