A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Inashiki in Japan. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 72.09 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/11/19 / 2019-11-02 13:42:59 / November 2, 2019 @ 1:42 pm. The temblor was picked up at 22:42:59 / 10:42 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us600069bm. Ids that are associated to the event: us600069bm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.405 East, latitude 35.987 North, depth = 72.09 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kumagaya, Futtsu, Sakado (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. 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: 8 km ENE of Inashiki, Japan.
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