A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Oyama in Japan on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/01/19 / 2019-01-14 04:23:40 / January 14, 2019 @ 4:23 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 51.55 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 13:23:40 / 1:23 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j3mh. Id of event: us2000j3mh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 139.8416° East, latitude 36.2058° North, depth = 51.55 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Hachiōji (c. 579 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hayama, Chigasaki, Zushi (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 11 km SSE of Oyama, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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