A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Shimodate in Japan. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/04/20 / 2020-04-11 15:44:47 / April 11, 2020 @ 3:44 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008ty7. Id of event: us70008ty7. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:44:47 / 12:44 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 56.26 km (35 miles). Exact location of event, depth 56.26 km, 139.9626° East, 36.2091° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Atsugi, Futtsu, Uenohara (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Hachiōji (c. 579 400 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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