A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Sakai in Japan on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/12/19 / 2019-12-03 01:18:04 / December 3, 2019 @ 1:18 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 139.8486 East, latitude 36.1629 North, depth = 56.29 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006fev. Id of event: us70006fev. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 56.29 km (35 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:18:04 / 10:18 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fujisawa, Futtsu, Kimitsu (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hachiōji (c. 579 400 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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 NNE of Sakai, Japan.
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