A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Hasaki in Japan. Exact location, longitude 141.1535° East, latitude 35.5364° North, depth = 37.04 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.04 km (23 miles). Global time and date of event 02/02/19 / 2019-02-02 19:10:12 / February 2, 2019 @ 7:10 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 04:10:12 / 4:10 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000jcgs. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jcgs.
Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Ichihara (c. 283 500 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Sakura (c. 182 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Narita (c. 100 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Mobara (c. 97 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Yotsukaidō (c. 86 700 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Ryūgasaki (c. 85 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fujishiro, Shiroi, Ami (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 36 km SE of Hasaki, Japan.
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