A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Konan in Japan on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 304.33 km (189 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/06/16 / 2016-06-10 14:12:55 / June 10, 2016 @ 2:12 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 136.9179 East, latitude 35.3492 North, depth = 304.33 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:12:55 / 11:12 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us200063ip. Event ids that are associated: us200063ip. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Nagoya-shi (c. 2 191 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Gifu-shi (c. 397 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Toyohashi (c. 378 400 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Toyota (c. 362 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Okazaki (c. 352 400 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Kasugai (c. 298 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kitahama, Takayama, Takefu. Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 4 km ENE of Konan, Japan.
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