A light earthquake magnitude 4 (mg/mb) was reported Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Asahi in Japan. The temblor was reported at 10:51:22 / 10:51 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 51.21 km (32 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-18 01:51:22 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 140.7117 East, latitude 35.7511 North, depth 51.21 km.
Close countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Kashiwa (c. 340 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Koshigaya (c. 317 400 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shimodate, Kimitsu, Hatogaya-honchō.
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