A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Kasukabe in Japan. Exact location, longitude 139.8113° East, latitude 36.0289° North, depth = 46.31 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/07/20 / 2020-07-08 21:05:28 / July 8, 2020 @ 9:05 pm. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:05:28 / 9:05 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.31 km (29 miles). Unique identifier: us7000ake3. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ake3.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hasaki, Numata, Ninomiya (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Hachiōji (c. 579 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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