A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Kawaguchi in Japan. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60003t4q. Id of event: us60003t4q. The temblor was reported at 07:48:57 / 7:48 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/05/19 / 2019-05-19 22:48:57 / May 19, 2019 @ 10:48 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 140.2282° East, 34.9664° North, depth 38.23 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.23 km (24 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 94 km (58 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Yokosuka (c. 429 000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ninomiya, Isehara, Zama.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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