A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Ryugasaki in Japan on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 73.43 km (46 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009pal. Unique identifier: us20009pal. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 19/06/17 / 2017-06-19 14:42:42 / June 19, 2017 @ 2:42 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:42:42 / 11:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 73.43 km, 140.2009° East, 35.8732° North.
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ujiie, Itsukaichi, Atsugi (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km SSE of Ryugasaki, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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