A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Sakai in Japan. Exact location of event, longitude 139.783 East, latitude 36.0733 North, depth = 48.82 km. The temblor was detected at 08:33:50 / 8:33 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hwvf. Unique identifier: us1000hwvf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.82 km (30 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/11/18 / 2018-11-26 23:33:50 / November 26, 2018 @ 11:33 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 43 km (27 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Hachiōji (c. 579 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ninomiya, Hitachi, Ōiso.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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