A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Takahagi in Japan. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000692m. Unique identifier: us6000692m. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 140.8521° East, 36.603° North, depth 45.96 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.96 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 08/11/19 / 2019-11-08 09:18:23 / November 8, 2019 @ 9:18 am UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:18:23 / 6:18 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yūki, Edosaki, Naka (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Utsunomiya-shi (c. 449 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Tsukuba (c. 175 600 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Hitachi-Naka (c. 156 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 17 km SE of Takahagi, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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