A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Asahi in Japan on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 140.7209° East, 35.5798° North, depth 38.19 km. Unique identifier: us20009l7c. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009l7c. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.19 km (24 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/06/17 / 2017-06-08 00:25:29 / June 8, 2017 @ 12:25 am. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:25:29 / 9:25 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Saitama, Sugito, Tateyama (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 94 km (58 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop).
Every 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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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