A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Sagara in Japan on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us20003h7x. Event ids that are associated: us20003h7x. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 138.4483 East, latitude 34.6701 North, depth = 35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/09/15 / 2015-09-08 11:22:40 / September 8, 2015 @ 11:22 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:22:40 / 8:22 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fujikawaguchiko, Odawara, Shinshiro (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Shizuoka-shi (c. 701 600 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Hamamatsu (c. 605 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Fuji (c. 240 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Numazu (c. 204 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Odawara (c. 203 000 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Fujieda (c. 132 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Fujinomiya (c. 121 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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