A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Chiba-shi in Japan on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dckv. Unique identifier: us2000dckv. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 70.63 km (44 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.1545 East, latitude 35.5661 North, depth = 70.63 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 05/03/18 / 2018-03-05 06:31:30 / March 5, 2018 @ 6:31 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 15:31:30 / 3:31 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tatebayashi, Uenohara, Kumagaya (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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