A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Shizunai in Japan on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 67.08 km, 142.3749° East, 41.9527° North. Global time and date of event 08/04/19 / 2019-04-08 13:22:03 / April 8, 2019 @ 1:22 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000kca5. Event ids that are associated: us2000kca5. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 67.08 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:22:03 / 10:22 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 42 km (26 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shizunai-furukawachō (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 42 km S of Shizunai, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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