A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Toba in Japan. 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: 17/07/16 / 2016-07-17 09:03:16 / July 17, 2016 @ 9:03 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us20006gp1. Unique identifier: us20006gp1. Exact location of event, longitude 137.347 East, latitude 33.9696 North, depth = 333.51 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 333.51 km (207 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 18:03:16 / 6:03 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Toyohashi, Hamamatsu, Kosai-shi (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Hamamatsu (c. 605 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Toyohashi (c. 378 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ise (c. 97 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Kosai-shi (c. 43 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Tahara (c. 38 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Toba (c. 23 300 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, 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 have been detected in the same area.
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