A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Kitaibaraki in Japan on Monday. Unique identifier: us60003sh4. Ids that are associated to the event: us60003sh4. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The temblor was reported at 04:04:17 / 4:04 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 26/05/19 / 2019-05-26 19:04:17 / May 26, 2019 @ 7:04 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 140.6809° East, 36.7837° North.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ishige, Inashiki, Tochigi (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Utsunomiya-shi (c. 449 900 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Tsukuba (c. 175 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Oyama (c. 159 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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