A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Ishige in Japan on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 67.77 km, 139.995° East, 36.0706° North. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:21:21 / 3:21 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ggzq. Unique identifier: us2000ggzq. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 67.77 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/07/18 / 2018-07-29 06:21:21 / July 29, 2018 @ 6:21 am.
Event epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Itsukaichi, Kodamachō-kodamaminami, Mobara (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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