A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Naze in Japan. Global time and date of event 11/01/16 / 2016-01-11 15:45:54 / January 11, 2016 @ 3:45 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 129.9327° East, latitude 28.3132° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 00:45:54 / 12:45 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10004ewy. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004ewy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Naze. Epicenter of the earthquake was 44 km (28 miles) from Naze (c. 41 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 44 km E of Naze, Japan.
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