A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Kanuma in Japan on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us1000g5ta. Event ids that are associated: us1000g5ta. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:41:36 / 4:41 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 05/08/18 / 2018-08-05 07:41:36 / August 5, 2018 @ 7:41 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 88.01 km (55 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 139.7301° East, latitude 36.5094° North, depth = 88.01 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mitaka-shi, Kokubunji, Ōme. Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Kawaguchi (c. 468 600 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Utsunomiya-shi (c. 449 900 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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