A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Takahagi in Japan. Exact location of earthquake, 140.7632° East, 36.6813° North, depth 82.26 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 82.26 km (51 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:53:04 / 5:53 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005jxc. Unique identifier: us20005jxc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/04/16 / 2016-04-19 20:53:04 / April 19, 2016 @ 8:53 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Imaichi, Oyama, Ishige. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Event epicenter was 80 km (49 miles) from Utsunomiya-shi (c. 449 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 14 km (8 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Tsukuba (c. 175 600 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Oyama (c. 159 900 pop).
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 four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km SE of Takahagi, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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