A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Odawara in Japan. Unique identifier: us10004f9n. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004f9n. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 139.2728 East, latitude 35.1806 North, depth = 143.43 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:56:47 / 9:56 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 143.43 km (89 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/01/16 / 2016-01-18 00:56:47 / January 18, 2016 @ 12:56 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kashiwa, Ogawa, Mobara (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Shizuoka-shi (c. 701 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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