A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from ?hara in Japan on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/07/20 / 2020-07-01 09:25:02 / July 1, 2020 @ 9:25 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 09:25:02 / 9:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 140.5543° East, 35.3238° North, depth 43.79 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.79 km (27 miles). Unique identifier: us7000afrn. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000afrn.
The epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Kawaguchi (c. 468 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Musashino, Kamirenjaku, Ishioka (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-nine 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 16 km ENE of ?hara, Japan.
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