A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Ohara in Japan. Exact location of earthquake, 140.7412° East, 35.2167° North, depth 26.02 km. Id of earthquake: us70004hvl. Event ids that are associated: us70004hvl. The temblor was reported at 11:23:07 / 11:23 am (local time epicenter). 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 26.02 km (16 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/07/19 / 2019-07-01 02:23:07 / July 1, 2019 @ 2:23 am.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Edosaki, Shiroi, Funabashi. Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ichihara (c. 283 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Sakura (c. 182 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Kisarazu (c. 122 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Narita (c. 100 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-eight 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 32 km E of Ohara, Japan.
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