A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Shizuoka-shi in Japan on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:18:22 / 9:18 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000g6b1. Id of event: us1000g6b1. Exact location of event, longitude 138.2682 East, latitude 34.993 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 10/08/18 / 2018-08-10 12:18:22 / August 10, 2018 @ 12:18 pm UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Event epicenter was 11 km (7 miles) from Shizuoka-shi (c. 701 600 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Hamamatsu (c. 605 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Toyohashi (c. 378 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Fuji (c. 240 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Numazu (c. 204 300 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Odawara (c. 203 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ōtsuki, Enzan, Nakatsugawa.
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 10 km W of Shizuoka-shi, Japan.
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