A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Tsukuba in Japan. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:45:58 / 12:45 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/06/19 / 2019-06-08 03:45:58 / June 8, 2019 @ 3:45 am. Exact location of event, longitude 140.0905 East, latitude 36.1698 North, depth = 76.13 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 76.13 km (47 miles). Event id: us70003x7c. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003x7c.
Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kodamachō-kodamaminami, Mobara, Fussa. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 3 km SSW of Tsukuba, Japan.
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