A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Hasaki in Japan. Event id: us20005jrs. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005jrs. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/04/16 / 2016-04-19 10:05:34 / April 19, 2016 @ 10:05 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.4 km (13 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 140.8382° East, 35.6603° North, depth 20.4 km. The temblor was reported at 19:05:34 / 7:05 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Kashiwa (c. 340 200 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Ichihara (c. 283 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Sōka (c. 231 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kasama, Sōka, Iwai (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km S of Hasaki, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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