A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Toba in Japan. The epicenter was at a depth of 342.05 km (213 miles). Exact location, longitude 137.192° East, latitude 34.3495° North, depth = 342.05 km. The temblor was reported at 08:26:23 / 8:26 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003ma7. Id of event: us20003ma7. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/09/15 / 2015-09-20 23:26:23 / September 20, 2015 @ 11:26 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kanie, Kakegawa, Kameyama. Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from Hamamatsu (c. 605 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Toyohashi (c. 378 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Toyota (c. 362 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Okazaki (c. 352 400 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Yokkaichi (c. 295 800 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Suzuka (c. 191 500 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 34 km ESE of Toba, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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