A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Ise in Japan. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 136.6942 East, latitude 34.1499 North, depth = 371.03 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ha6w. Unique identifier: us2000ha6w. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/09/18 / 2018-09-07 08:23:18 / September 7, 2018 @ 8:23 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 371.03 km (231 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:23:18 / 5:23 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Yokkaichi (c. 295 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Suzuka (c. 191 500 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Tsu-shi (c. 163 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Handa (c. 116 100 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Nishio (c. 103 300 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Ise (c. 97 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yokkaichi, Gamagōri, Takahama.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 36 km S of Ise, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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