A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Sukagawa in Japan. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:40:36 / 1:40 pm (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, longitude 140.1893 East, latitude 37.1586 North, depth = 106.22 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 106.22 km (66 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70004kqg. Unique identifier: us70004kqg. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/07/19 / 2019-07-05 04:40:36 / July 5, 2019 @ 4:40 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Katsuta, Tomobe, Iwase (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Utsunomiya-shi (c. 449 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Fukushima-shi (c. 294 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Hitachi-Naka (c. 156 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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: 22 km SW of Sukagawa, Japan.
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