A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Funaishikawa in Japan. Global time and date of event 18/09/19 / 2019-09-18 23:49:28 / September 18, 2019 @ 11:49 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us60005kqd. Ids that are associated to the event: us60005kqd. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 08:49:28 / 8:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 140.6462 East, latitude 36.4392 North, depth = 53 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sano, Kasukabe, Narutō (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (43 miles) from Utsunomiya-shi (c. 449 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Kashiwa (c. 340 200 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Kasukabe (c. 206 900 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Sakura (c. 182 500 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 7 km ESE of Funaishikawa, Japan.
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