A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Shinshiro in Japan. Exact location, longitude 137.5142° East, latitude 35.1689° North, depth = 44.79 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 10:00:26 / 10:00 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/04/16 / 2016-04-25 01:00:26 / April 25, 2016 @ 1:00 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 44.79 km (28 miles). Unique identifier: us20005lh9. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005lh9.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 55 km (34 miles) from Nagoya-shi (c. 2 191 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Shizuoka-shi (c. 701 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Hamamatsu (c. 605 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Gifu-shi (c. 397 700 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Toyohashi (c. 378 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Toyota (c. 362 400 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Komono, Tarui, Suzuka.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 29 km N of Shinshiro, Japan.
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