A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Hasaki in Japan. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/08/18 / 2018-08-06 10:56:05 / August 6, 2018 @ 10:56 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.1909 East, latitude 35.5122 North, depth = 38.58 km. Id of earthquake: us1000g42e. Event ids that are associated: us1000g42e. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.58 km (24 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:56:05 / 7:56 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Event epicenter was 97 km (60 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Sakura (c. 182 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Narita (c. 100 600 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Mobara (c. 97 300 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Yotsukaidō (c. 86 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Yachimata (c. 83 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Katori-shi (c. 83 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chiba, Yotsukaidō, Edosaki.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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