A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Sakai in Japan. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/03/21 / 2021-03-15 19:56:16 / March 15, 2021 @ 7:56 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 139.8155° East, 36.1389° North, depth 40.44 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 40.44 km (25 miles). The temblor was detected at 19:56:16 / 7:56 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000djl3. Unique identifier: us7000djl3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ōiso, Takahagi, Hasaki. Event epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Hachiōji (c. 579 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km NNE of Sakai, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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