A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Toba in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 137.35 East, latitude 33.88 North, depth = 337.95 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/12/15 / 2015-12-30 12:57:36 / December 30, 2015 @ 12:57 pm. Id of earthquake: us10004aep. Event ids that are associated: us10004aep. The epicenter was at a depth of 337.95 km (210 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:57:36 / 9:57 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Ise (c. 97 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Kosai-shi (c. 43 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Tahara (c. 38 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Toba (c. 23 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kosai-shi, Ise, Tahara (min 5000 pop).
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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