A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Kashima-shi in Japan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53.99 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000jdn4. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jdn4. Exact location, longitude 140.8287° East, latitude 35.9289° North, depth = 53.99 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:04:09 / 7:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/01/19 / 2019-01-21 22:04:09 / January 21, 2019 @ 10:04 pm UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Kashiwa (c. 340 200 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Ichihara (c. 283 500 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sōka, Mooka, Yashio-shi (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. 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: 17 km ESE of Kashima-shi, Japan.
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