A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Ohara in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.11 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, depth 35.11 km, 140.7518° East, 35.1697° North. The temblor was reported at 18:28:06 / 6:28 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 06/10/19 / 2019-10-06 09:28:06 / October 6, 2019 @ 9:28 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005udk. Id of event: us70005udk.
Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Funabashi, Kashima-shi, Itako (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Ichihara (c. 283 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Sakura (c. 182 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kisarazu (c. 122 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Narita (c. 100 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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