A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Hitachi in Japan on Monday. The temblor was detected at 01:02:32 / 1:02 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 59.58 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70005nif. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005nif. Global time and date of event 29/09/19 / 2019-09-29 16:02:32 / September 29, 2019 @ 4:02 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 59.58 km, 140.5714° East, 36.5608° North.
Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Utsunomiya-shi (c. 449 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Kashiwa (c. 340 200 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Kasukabe (c. 206 900 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hanyū, Kisai, Shiraoka (min 5000 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 fifty-two 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 earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km WSW of Hitachi, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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