A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Kawaguchi in Japan on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 40.82 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 15:53:29 / 3:53 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/06/18 / 2018-06-21 06:53:29 / June 21, 2018 @ 6:53 am. Exact location of earthquake, 140.1556° East, 35.0883° North, depth 40.82 km. Id of earthquake: us1000f3eq. Event ids that are associated: us1000f3eq.
Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop). Nearby 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 Yoshikawa, Odawara, Fujishiro.
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km ESE of Kawaguchi, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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