A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Uenohara in Japan. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/07/19 / 2019-07-08 13:54:23 / July 8, 2019 @ 1:54 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70004eqe. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70004eqe. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.99 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 22:54:23 / 10:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 139.1011° East, 35.5226° North, depth 33.99 km.
Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mitsukaidō, Shimoda, Ashikaga (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (35 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Shizuoka-shi (c. 701 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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