A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Sakura in Japan. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003xxy. Id of event: us70003xxy. Exact location of earthquake, 140.2101° East, 35.773° North, depth 69.47 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 69.47 km (43 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:59:08 / 10:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/06/19 / 2019-06-11 01:59:08 / June 11, 2019 @ 1:59 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 48 km (30 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hiratsuka, Tateyama, Utsunomiya-shi (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 6 km NNW of Sakura, Japan.
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