A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Hasaki in Japan. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:15:46 / 1:15 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us100077qz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100077qz. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/11/16 / 2016-11-14 16:15:46 / November 14, 2016 @ 4:15 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.46 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 35.46 km, 140.8373° East, 35.8226° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Kawaguchi (c. 468 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Kashiwa (c. 340 200 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Koshigaya (c. 317 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ichihara (c. 283 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sugito, Kimitsu, Kawaguchi. Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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