A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Hasaki in Japan on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 41.01 km, 140.8939° East, 35.6765° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us700099s8. Event ids that are associated: us700099s8. The temblor was detected at 22:07:48 / 10:07 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/05/20 / 2020-05-04 13:07:48 / May 4, 2020 @ 1:07 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.01 km (25 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yūki, Satte, Iwatsuki (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 109 km (67 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Kawaguchi (c. 468 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Kashiwa (c. 340 200 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Koshigaya (c. 317 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, 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. 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.
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