A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Hasaki in Japan on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/07/16 / 2016-07-05 23:47:28 / July 5, 2016 @ 11:47 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 140.9868° East, 35.7802° North, depth 21.26 km. The temblor was picked up at 08:47:28 / 8:47 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21.26 km (13 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000614p. Unique identifier: us1000614p.
Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Kashiwa (c. 340 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ichihara (c. 283 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Sakura (c. 182 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mitsukaidō, Katsuura, Kasama.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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