A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Shingu in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 135.9167° East, latitude 33.6269° North, depth = 413.13 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 413.13 km (257 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/05/18 / 2018-05-13 14:03:47 / May 13, 2018 @ 2:03 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:03:47 / 11:03 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000e445. Event ids that are associated: us1000e445.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gose, Iwade, Kainan. Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 52 km (32 miles) from Tanabe (c. 69 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Hashimoto (c. 57 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Iwade (c. 55 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Kainan (c. 43 400 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Gojō (c. 34 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Gose (c. 32 900 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km SSW of Shingu, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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