A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Mobara in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 23.23 km (14 miles). Exact location, longitude 140.3865° East, latitude 35.3573° North, depth = 23.23 km. Unique identifier: us20006fp6. Ids that are associated to the event: us20006fp6. The temblor was detected at 12:57:50 / 12:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/07/16 / 2016-07-19 03:57:50 / July 19, 2016 @ 3:57 am.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Satte, Ōiso, Shiraoka. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km SE of Mobara, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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