A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Hasaki in Japan. 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 12.58 km (8 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dpt0. Id of event: us1000dpt0. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.0217 East, latitude 35.4975 North, depth = 12.58 km. The temblor was reported at 18:47:17 / 6:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/04/18 / 2018-04-21 09:47:17 / April 21, 2018 @ 9:47 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kimitsu, Urayasu, Moriya. The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Kashiwa (c. 340 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Ichihara (c. 283 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Sakura (c. 182 500 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Urayasu (c. 143 800 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Abiko (c. 131 800 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 31 km SSE of Hasaki, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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