A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Hirara in Japan on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/02/19 / 2019-02-18 07:32:18 / February 18, 2019 @ 7:32 am. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:32:18 / 3:32 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 125.0459° East, 25.4348° North, depth 10 km. Event id: us2000jjgg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jjgg.
Epicenter of the event was 75 km (46 miles) from Hirara (c. 34 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hirara (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 74 km NNW of Hirara, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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