A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Hasaki in Japan on Monday. Id of earthquake: us70003h89. Event ids that are associated: us70003h89. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/05/19 / 2019-05-06 05:13:14 / May 6, 2019 @ 5:13 am. The temblor was picked up at 14:13:14 / 2:13 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 140.8136° East, 35.5477° North.
Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Kashiwa (c. 340 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Ichihara (c. 283 500 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Sōka (c. 231 400 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Noda, Katsuta, Sōka.
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-seven 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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