A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Hasaki in Japan. Id of earthquake: us1000d3qj. Event ids that are associated: us1000d3qj. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:46:30 / 3:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/03/18 / 2018-03-13 06:46:30 / March 13, 2018 @ 6:46 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 140.8976 East, latitude 35.6225 North, depth = 34.39 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 34.39 km (21 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Kashiwa (c. 340 200 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Ichihara (c. 283 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Sōka (c. 231 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Makabe, Sōka, Noda.
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-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km SSE of Hasaki, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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