A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Hasaki in Japan on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 48.9 km (30 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jfgr. Id of event: us1000jfgr. Exact location of event, longitude 140.8253 East, latitude 35.6549 North, depth = 48.9 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/03/19 / 2019-03-14 11:59:05 / March 14, 2019 @ 11:59 am UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:59:05 / 8:59 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Kashiwa (c. 340 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Ichihara (c. 283 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Funaishikawa, Noda, Ishige.
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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