A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Omigawa in Japan. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.6016 East, latitude 35.8187 North, depth = 36.72 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/04/20 / 2020-04-23 16:38:00 / April 23, 2020 @ 4:38 pm. The temblor was detected at 01:38:00 / 1:38 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us60009azu. Unique identifier: us60009azu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.72 km (23 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Musashino, Shōbu, Kawaguchi. Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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