A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Tanuma in Japan on Sunday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:19:09 / 10:19 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 132.84 km (83 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000i5za. Unique identifier: us2000i5za. Exact location of event, depth 132.84 km, 139.5086° East, 36.4053° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/10/18 / 2018-10-28 13:19:09 / October 28, 2018 @ 1:19 pm.
Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Funaishikawa, Uenohara, Saku (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 81 km (51 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Hachiōji (c. 579 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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