A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Kawaguchi in Japan. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:55:48 / 1:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 69.64 km, 140.1933° East, 34.9892° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 69.64 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/06/19 / 2019-06-19 16:55:48 / June 19, 2019 @ 4:55 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000433s. Id of event: us6000433s.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Abiko, Sōka, Odawara. Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Yokosuka (c. 429 000 pop).
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 fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 14 km SE of Kawaguchi, Japan.
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