A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Fujikawaguchiko in Japan. The temblor was detected at 15:28:08 / 3:28 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 181.68 km (113 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 06:28:08 / February 2, 2020 @ 6:28 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us60007ml8. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007ml8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 138.7728° East, latitude 35.5239° North, depth = 181.68 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kukichūō, Kasukabe, Kanekomachi. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Shizuoka-shi (c. 701 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Hachiōji (c. 579 400 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km ENE of Fujikawaguchiko, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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