A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Hasaki in Japan. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.2689 East, latitude 35.3998 North, depth = 37.68 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.68 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 03:39:08 / 3:39 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/09/18 / 2018-09-15 18:39:08 / September 15, 2018 @ 6:39 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hf7s. Id of event: us2000hf7s. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sakura, Shisui, Narita. Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Sakura (c. 182 500 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Narita (c. 100 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Mobara (c. 97 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Yachimata (c. 83 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Katori-shi (c. 83 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Tōgane (c. 66 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Kashima-shi (c. 65 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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: 54 km SE of Hasaki, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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