A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Kashima-shi in Japan on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 28/07/20 / 2020-07-28 20:33:26 / July 28, 2020 @ 8:33 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 20:33:26 / 8:33 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 35.76 km (22 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000b5lm. Event ids that are associated: us6000b5lm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.6008 East, latitude 35.9541 North, depth = 35.76 km.
The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ōi, Musashino, Kimitsu (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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