A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Sakai in Japan on Friday. Id of earthquake: us70006b9c. Event ids that are associated: us70006b9c. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/11/19 / 2019-11-21 20:23:49 / November 21, 2019 @ 8:23 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 52.11 km (32 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 05:23:49 / 5:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 139.8263° East, 36.086° North, depth 52.11 km.
Epicenter of the event was 46 km (28 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Hachiōji (c. 579 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ōiso, Hasaki, Ōtsuki (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 2 km ESE of Sakai, Japan.
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