A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Hasaki in Japan. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/09/18 / 2018-09-01 13:37:34 / September 1, 2018 @ 1:37 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 141.2251 East, latitude 36.0507 North, depth = 20.92 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:37:34 / 10:37 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.92 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us2000hagk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hagk.
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tōgane, Ryūgasaki, Naka (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hitachi-Naka (c. 156 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Katsuta (c. 156 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Narita (c. 100 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Ryūgasaki (c. 85 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Yachimata (c. 83 300 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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