A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Hasaki in Japan on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 33.59 km (21 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000h6ac. Unique identifier: us1000h6ac. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 140.9742° East, 35.7894° North, depth 33.59 km. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:15:32 / 12:15 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 03/10/18 / 2018-10-03 15:15:32 / October 3, 2018 @ 3:15 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (49 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Kashiwa (c. 340 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Ichihara (c. 283 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Iwai, Iwase, Urayasu (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km ENE of Hasaki, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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