A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Makabe in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 08:08:00 / 8:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/02/18 / 2018-02-26 23:08:00 / February 26, 2018 @ 11:08 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 52.45 km (33 miles). Exact location, longitude 140.1456° East, latitude 36.2915° North, depth = 52.45 km. Id of earthquake: us2000d8i0. Event ids that are associated: us2000d8i0.
Event epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tamamura, Kodamachō-kodamaminami, Kokubunji (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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