A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Hasaki in Japan. The epicenter was at a depth of 29.53 km (18 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:45:09 / 11:45 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000d6b2. Event ids that are associated: us1000d6b2. Exact location of earthquake, 141.157° East, 35.286° North, depth 29.53 km. Global time and date of event 19/03/18 / 2018-03-19 02:45:09 / March 19, 2018 @ 2:45 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ichihara, Chiba, Kawaguchi. Event epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Ichihara (c. 283 500 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Sakura (c. 182 500 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Narita (c. 100 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Mobara (c. 97 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Yotsukaidō (c. 86 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Yachimata (c. 83 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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