A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Ryugasaki in Japan. Global time and date of event 02/11/19 / 2019-11-02 17:39:28 / November 2, 2019 @ 5:39 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 140.1631° East, latitude 35.8761° North, depth = 101.74 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 02:39:28 / 2:39 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 101.74 km (63 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us700062cd. Unique identifier: us700062cd.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Hachiōji (c. 579 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Honjō, Miura, Isehara (min 5000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-nine 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 3 km SW of Ryugasaki, Japan.
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