A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Hasaki in Japan on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/09/18 / 2018-09-23 13:29:50 / September 23, 2018 @ 1:29 pm. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:29:50 / 10:29 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.31 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 141.2199° East, 35.2585° North, depth 29.31 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hizb. Id of event: us2000hizb. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Narita, Shisui, Itako (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 100 km (62 miles) from Narita (c. 100 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Mobara (c. 97 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Yachimata (c. 83 300 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Katori-shi (c. 83 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Tōgane (c. 66 300 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Kashima-shi (c. 65 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ōami (c. 53 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 63 km SSE of Hasaki, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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