A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Toba in Japan on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 348.15 km (216 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:53:37 / 1:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/11/16 / 2016-11-11 04:53:37 / November 11, 2016 @ 4:53 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 348.15 km, 136.8461° East, 34.4412° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us100076t5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100076t5.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kōnan, Nara-shi, Tawaramoto. Epicenter of the event was 82 km (51 miles) from Nagoya-shi (c. 2 191 300 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Hamamatsu (c. 605 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Toyohashi (c. 378 400 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Nara-shi (c. 367 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Toyota (c. 362 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Okazaki (c. 352 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Kasugai (c. 298 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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