A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Hasaki in Japan on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.74 km (23 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/02/19 / 2019-02-05 16:52:45 / February 5, 2019 @ 4:52 pm. Event id: us2000jnag. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jnag. Exact location of event, longitude 141.3404 East, latitude 35.4678 North, depth = 36.74 km. The temblor was detected at 01:52:45 / 1:52 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Narita, Yachimata, Mobara. Earthquake epicenter was 99 km (61 miles) from Narita (c. 100 600 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Mobara (c. 97 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Yachimata (c. 83 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Katori-shi (c. 83 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Tōgane (c. 66 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Kashima-shi (c. 65 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Ōami (c. 53 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 54 km ESE of Hasaki, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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