A earthquake with magnitude 6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Shingu in Japan. Event id: us20005du0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005du0. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 136.4128° East, 33.3735° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/04/16 / 2016-04-01 02:39:07 / April 1, 2016 @ 2:39 am. The temblor was reported at 11:39:07 / 11:39 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kōya, Tanabe, Owase (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 105 km (65 miles) from Tanabe (c. 69 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Shingū (c. 31 600 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Owase (c. 22 000 pop), 119 km (74 miles) from Kōya (c. 5 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 56 km SE of Shingu, Japan.
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