A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Toba in Japan. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:23:31 / 6:23 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000asmu. Id of event: us2000asmu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 328.82 km (204 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/09/17 / 2017-09-15 21:23:31 / September 15, 2017 @ 9:23 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 328.82 km, 137.0445° East, 34.5022° North.
Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Nagoya-shi (c. 2 191 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Hamamatsu (c. 605 100 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Toyohashi (c. 378 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Toyota (c. 362 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Okazaki (c. 352 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Kasugai (c. 298 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Owase, Ichinomiya, Hino. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 17 km E of Toba, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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