A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Sakura in Japan. Exact location of earthquake, 140.1849° East, 35.742° North, depth 69.86 km. The temblor was detected at 07:05:39 / 7:05 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 69.86 km (43 miles). Event id: us2000izq7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000izq7. 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: 01/01/19 / 2019-01-01 22:05:39 / January 1, 2019 @ 10:05 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ōiso, Ashikaga, Ōmiya. Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 5 km WNW of Sakura, Japan.
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