A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Ichihara in Japan on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 81.29 km, 140.0685° East, 35.5611° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 81.29 km (51 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/07/18 / 2018-07-04 23:54:16 / July 4, 2018 @ 11:54 pm. Id of earthquake: us2000g1dv. Event ids that are associated: us2000g1dv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:54:16 / 8:54 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 37 km (23 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sano, Mito-shi, Kasama (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km NNW of Ichihara, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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