A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Chiba-shi in Japan on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 63.05 km (39 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 23/07/19 / 2019-07-23 06:28:08 / July 23, 2019 @ 6:28 am UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:28:08 / 3:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 140.2196° East, latitude 35.5706° North, depth = 63.05 km. Id of earthquake: us60004uar. Event ids that are associated: us60004uar.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Katsuta, Gyōda, Hadano (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 50 km (31 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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