A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Katsuura in Japan. Event id: us10006qvx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006qvx. Exact location of event, longitude 140.6896 East, latitude 34.7501 North, depth = 39.68 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 39.68 km (25 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:46:35 / 1:46 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/09/16 / 2016-09-12 16:46:35 / September 12, 2016 @ 4:46 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kisarazu, Narutō, Kimitsu (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 98 km (61 miles) from Kisarazu (c. 122 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Mobara (c. 97 300 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Kimitsu (c. 92 100 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Tōgane (c. 66 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Ōami (c. 53 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Tateyama (c. 50 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Kawaguchi (c. 29 100 pop).
Each 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 twenty-seven, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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