A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Mitsukaido in Japan. Exact location of event, depth 50.27 km, 140.0022° East, 36.0238° North. Global time and date of event 04/05/16 / 2016-05-04 23:51:52 / May 4, 2016 @ 11:51 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50.27 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005e5s. Id of event: us10005e5s. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:51:52 / 8:51 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yoshii, Takasaki, Chigasaki.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 1 km ENE of Mitsukaido, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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