A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Ishige in Japan. Event id: us70006zbk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006zbk. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:53:48 / 4:53 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40.15 km (25 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 40.15 km, 139.9021° East, 36.1162° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/01/20 / 2020-01-13 19:53:48 / January 13, 2020 @ 7:53 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hadano, Hiratsuka, Chigasaki (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Event epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hachiōji (c. 579 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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