A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Sakura in Japan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 60.47 km (38 miles). Exact location, longitude 140.2471° East, latitude 35.6863° North, depth = 60.47 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/03/17 / 2017-03-19 11:35:43 / March 19, 2017 @ 11:35 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008udc. Unique identifier: us20008udc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:35:43 / 8:35 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tanuma, Ōiso, Itsukaichi. Epicenter of the earthquake was 50 km (31 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Hachiōji (c. 579 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 3 km SSE of Sakura, Japan.
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