A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Funaishikawa in Japan on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/07/16 / 2016-07-27 14:47:16 / July 27, 2016 @ 2:47 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 23:47:16 / 11:47 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 46.71 km (29 miles). Exact location of event, depth 46.71 km, 140.6573° East, 36.478° North. Event id: us20006i35. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20006i35.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Saitama, Ageoshimo, Ashikaga (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 110 km (68 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Utsunomiya-shi (c. 449 900 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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