A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Ohara in Japan on Friday. Id of earthquake: us10006jk1. Event ids that are associated: us10006jk1. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/09/16 / 2016-09-02 05:33:53 / September 2, 2016 @ 5:33 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 141.2101 East, latitude 35.0591 North, depth = 56.64 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 56.64 km (35 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:33:53 / 2:33 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Mobara (c. 97 300 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Tōgane (c. 66 300 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Ōami (c. 53 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Asahi (c. 41 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Hasaki (c. 39 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Yōkaichiba (c. 32 700 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Kawaguchi (c. 29 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kawaguchi, Ōami, Tōgane.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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