A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Ohara in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 01:00:34 / 1:00 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000g42t. Event ids that are associated: us2000g42t. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/07/18 / 2018-07-08 16:00:34 / July 8, 2018 @ 4:00 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 140.7261° East, 35.1702° North, depth 39.09 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 39.09 km (24 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (45 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Ichihara (c. 283 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Sakura (c. 182 500 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Urayasu (c. 143 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Kisarazu (c. 122 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Narita (c. 100 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ryūgasaki, Inashiki, Edosaki (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 32 km ESE of Ohara, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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