A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Mitsukaido in Japan on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 07:25:32 / 7:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/07/16 / 2016-07-19 22:25:32 / July 19, 2016 @ 10:25 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 43.72 km (27 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20006fzz. Id of event: us20006fzz. Exact location, longitude 139.9422° East, latitude 35.9911° North, depth = 43.72 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ōtsuki, Annaka, Kawaguchi. Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Hachiōji (c. 579 400 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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