A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Tateyama in Japan. Exact location of event, longitude 140.1913 East, latitude 34.6787 North, depth = 66.38 km. Id of earthquake: us2000jnwa. Event ids that are associated: us2000jnwa. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 66.38 km (41 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/02/19 / 2019-02-26 12:20:40 / February 26, 2019 @ 12:20 pm. The temblor was picked up at 21:20:40 / 9:20 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Yokosuka (c. 429 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Ichihara (c. 283 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Kamakura (c. 166 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Kisarazu (c. 122 500 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Mobara (c. 97 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kimitsu (c. 92 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ōami, Ichihara, Kamakura (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 44 km SE of Tateyama, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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