A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Koga in Japan on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude 139.7113 East, latitude 36.2149 North, depth = 71.2 km. The temblor was reported at 05:37:43 / 5:37 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000beye. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000beye. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/08/20 / 2020-08-30 05:37:43 / August 30, 2020 @ 5:37 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 71.2 km (44 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ōtsuki, Kisarazu, Ōami. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 58 km (36 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hachiōji (c. 579 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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