A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Hasaki in Japan. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.9656 East, latitude 35.8356 North, depth = 35 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/07/19 / 2019-07-28 15:35:00 / July 28, 2019 @ 3:35 pm. The temblor was reported at 00:35:00 / 12:35 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us60004wsi. Ids that are associated to the event: us60004wsi.
Epicenter of the event was 80 km (50 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Kashiwa (c. 340 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ichihara (c. 283 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Katsuura, Iwase, Matsudo (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 16 km NE of Hasaki, Japan.
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