A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Mooka in Japan. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/06/17 / 2017-06-18 16:23:49 / June 18, 2017 @ 4:23 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 140.007° East, latitude 36.4417° North, depth = 85.48 km. Unique identifier: us20009ngk. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009ngk. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:23:49 / 1:23 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 85.48 km (53 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Kawaguchi (c. 468 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yachimata, Kamirenjaku, Musashino.
Each 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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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