A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Shingu in Japan on Sunday. Exact location, longitude 135.8475° East, latitude 33.6092° North, depth = 404.01 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/11/16 / 2016-11-27 10:08:56 / November 27, 2016 @ 10:08 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 404.01 km (251 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:08:56 / 7:08 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007cqa. Unique identifier: us10007cqa.
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Minato (c. 375 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Wakayama-shi (c. 351 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Tanabe (c. 69 600 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Hashimoto (c. 57 100 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Iwade (c. 55 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Kainan (c. 43 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Minato, Wakayama-shi, Yoshino-chō (min 5000 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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 18 km SW of Shingu, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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