A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Hasaki in Japan. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.1938 East, latitude 35.4867 North, depth = 28.04 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28.04 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/07/18 / 2018-07-16 02:51:57 / July 16, 2018 @ 2:51 am. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:51:57 / 11:51 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000g5vm. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000g5vm.
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chiba, Yotsukaidō, Edosaki (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Sakura (c. 182 500 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Narita (c. 100 600 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Mobara (c. 97 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Yotsukaidō (c. 86 700 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Yachimata (c. 83 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Katori-shi (c. 83 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 42 km SE of Hasaki, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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