A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Hasaki in Japan. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:51:56 / 3:51 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 140.8755° East, 35.5693° North, depth 47.51 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 47.51 km (30 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/07/19 / 2019-07-06 18:51:56 / July 6, 2019 @ 6:51 pm. Event id: us70004d5f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70004d5f.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Katsuta, Mitsukaidō, Mito-shi (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Kashiwa (c. 340 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Ichihara (c. 283 500 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Sakura (c. 182 500 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 18 km SSE of Hasaki, Japan.
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