A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Mitsukaido in Japan on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10002nmk. Id of event: us10002nmk. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/07/15 / 2015-07-06 09:30:25 / July 6, 2015 @ 9:30 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 47.01 km (29 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:30:25 / 6:30 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 event, depth 47.01 km, 139.951° East, 36.0337° North.
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chigasaki, Ōtawara, Isehara. Epicenter of the earthquake was 45 km (28 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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