A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Ohara in Japan on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, 140.4627° East, 35.3429° North, depth 27.22 km. The temblor was detected at 09:56:13 / 9:56 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/06/17 / 2017-06-04 00:56:13 / June 4, 2017 @ 12:56 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009kkf. Id of event: us20009kkf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.22 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shiki, Chigasaki, Saitama (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 80 km (50 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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