A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Toba in Japan. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 355.34 km (221 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 136.9501° East, 34.2092° North, depth 355.34 km. Id of earthquake: us100076va. Event ids that are associated: us100076va. 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: 11/11/16 / 2016-11-11 12:17:20 / November 11, 2016 @ 12:17 pm. The temblor was detected at 21:17:20 / 9:17 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Event epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Hamamatsu (c. 605 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Toyohashi (c. 378 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Okazaki (c. 352 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Yokkaichi (c. 295 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Suzuka (c. 191 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Anjō (c. 178 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nabari, Hamamatsu, Yokkaichi.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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: 31 km SSE of Toba, Japan.
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