A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Makabe in Japan on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009nhk. Id of event: us70009nhk. The epicenter was at a depth of 54.13 km (34 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:13:01 / 11:13 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 02:13:01 / May 18, 2020 @ 2:13 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 140.1721° East, 36.2738° North, depth 54.13 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mobara, Tamamura, Kodamachō-kodamaminami (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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