A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Hasaki in Japan on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 14:23:44 / 2:23 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 27.81 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000g0vx. Unique identifier: us2000g0vx. Global time and date of event 10/07/18 / 2018-07-10 05:23:44 / July 10, 2018 @ 5:23 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 27.81 km, 141.5646° East, 36.2287° North.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 101 km (63 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Hitachi-Naka (c. 156 800 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Katsuta (c. 156 000 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Katori-shi (c. 83 200 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Kashima-shi (c. 65 800 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Kitaibaraki (c. 50 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Katori-shi, Mito-shi, Asahi (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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