A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Tanabe in Japan on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006jwc. Unique identifier: us10006jwc. The temblor was detected at 15:03:17 / 3:03 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 06:03:17 / September 3, 2016 @ 6:03 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.58 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 135.0929 East, latitude 33.6208 North, depth = 35.58 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kaizuka, Muroto-misakicho, Hashimoto (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Minato (c. 375 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Wakayama-shi (c. 351 000 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Tokushima-shi (c. 267 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Kaizuka (c. 92 600 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Tanabe (c. 69 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Narutochō-mitsuishi (c. 64 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Hashimoto (c. 57 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 28 km WSW of Tanabe, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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