A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Obama in Japan on Monday. Unique identifier: us10003rhn. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003rhn. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 344.32 km (214 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 135.8482 East, latitude 35.4461 North, depth = 344.32 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:34:15 / 9:34 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/10/15 / 2015-10-26 12:34:15 / October 26, 2015 @ 12:34 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby 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 Yashiro, Inuyama, Tawaramoto. Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (56 miles) from Ōsaka-shi (c. 2 592 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Kyoto (c. 1 459 600 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Nishinomiya-hama (c. 468 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Amagasaki (c. 442 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hirakata (c. 406 300 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Gifu-shi (c. 397 700 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Toyonaka (c. 384 500 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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