A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Kawaguchi in Japan on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hbx4. Unique identifier: us2000hbx4. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.51 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/09/18 / 2018-09-10 14:58:40 / September 10, 2018 @ 2:58 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 140.2054 East, latitude 35.0273 North, depth = 35.51 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:58:40 / 11:58 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop), 97 km (61 miles) from Kawaguchi (c. 468 600 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 Toride, Kawaguchi, Ryūgasaki.
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 one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 12 km SE of Kawaguchi, Japan.
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