A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Yotsukaido in Japan on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006981. Id of event: us60006981. The epicenter was at a depth of 64.95 km (40 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 140.158 East, latitude 35.6826 North, depth = 64.95 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/10/19 / 2019-10-31 02:06:33 / October 31, 2019 @ 2:06 am. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:06:33 / 11:06 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fukayachō, Ashikaga, Funaishikawa. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Event epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Hachiōji (c. 579 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fifty-six 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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