A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Tateyama in Japan on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 04/09/18 / 2018-09-04 15:54:46 / September 4, 2018 @ 3:54 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 54.84 km (34 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.2968 East, latitude 34.6052 North, depth = 54.84 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:54:46 / 12:54 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000hdgk. Event ids that are associated: us2000hdgk.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Kisarazu (c. 122 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Mobara (c. 97 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Kimitsu (c. 92 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Futtsu (c. 51 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Miura (c. 51 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Tateyama (c. 50 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kisarazu, Mobara, Futtsu (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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