A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Shinagawa-ku in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10008i1z. Event ids that are associated: us10008i1z. Exact location of event, depth 118.65 km, 139.729° East, 35.6167° North. Global time and date of event 16/04/17 / 2017-04-16 05:28:17 / April 16, 2017 @ 5:28 am UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:28:17 / 2:28 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 118.65 km (74 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mooka, Kiryū, Tamamura. The epicenter was 9 km (5 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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