A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Ohara in Japan. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:54:37 / 10:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 140.7474° East, 35.1859° North, depth 46.45 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/07/18 / 2018-07-09 13:54:37 / July 9, 2018 @ 1:54 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.45 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us2000g43v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000g43v.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Ichihara (c. 283 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Sakura (c. 182 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Urayasu (c. 143 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Kisarazu (c. 122 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Urayasu, Ryūgasaki, Inashiki.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 33 km ESE of Ohara, Japan.
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