A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Ishige in Japan. 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: 26/04/20 / 2020-04-26 00:49:11 / April 26, 2020 @ 12:49 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 139.9921 East, latitude 36.1602 North, depth = 79.99 km. The temblor was reported at 09:49:11 / 9:49 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us60009ci8. Ids that are associated to the event: us60009ci8. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 79.99 km (50 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 59 km (37 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Hachiōji (c. 579 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kamakura, Fujisawa, Yokosuka (min 5000 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 three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km NNE of Ishige, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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