A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Sawara in Japan. Id of earthquake: us7000cs3y. Event ids that are associated: us7000cs3y. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:47:06 / 1:47 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 42.85 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/12/20 / 2020-12-14 13:47:06 / December 14, 2020 @ 1:47 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 140.519 East, latitude 35.8521 North, depth = 42.85 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sayama, Tatebayashi, Sano. Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 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 three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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