A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Edosaki in Japan. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 68.52 km (43 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/03/20 / 2020-03-07 11:56:53 / March 7, 2020 @ 11:56 am. Unique identifier: us60008c7q. Ids that are associated to the event: us60008c7q. Exact location of event, depth 68.52 km, 140.2669° East, 35.9027° North. The temblor was picked up at 20:56:53 / 8:56 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ōme, Kamakura, Zushi (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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