A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Owase in Japan. Exact location, longitude 136.7827° East, latitude 33.7514° North, depth = 371.55 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hj4d. Id of event: us2000hj4d. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 371.55 km (231 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 06:33:41 / 6:33 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/09/18 / 2018-09-23 21:33:41 / September 23, 2018 @ 9:33 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Ise (c. 97 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Shingū (c. 31 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Toba (c. 23 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Owase (c. 22 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ise, Toba, Shingū. Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
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 has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 64 km ESE of Owase, Japan.
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