A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Kawaguchi in Japan on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 65.09 km (40 miles). Exact location of event, depth 65.09 km, 140.2993° East, 34.7408° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/04/19 / 2019-04-05 08:23:15 / April 5, 2019 @ 8:23 am. Unique identifier: us2000kan9. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000kan9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 17:23:15 / 5:23 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yokohama, Chiba, Narutō. Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 99 km (61 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 97 km (61 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Yokosuka (c. 429 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Ichihara (c. 283 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Kamakura (c. 166 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Kisarazu (c. 122 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Mobara (c. 97 300 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 43 km SSE of Kawaguchi, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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