A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Ise in Japan on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/09/18 / 2018-09-15 02:36:04 / September 15, 2018 @ 2:36 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 332.5 km (207 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 136.6981° East, latitude 34.6133° North, depth = 332.5 km. The temblor was detected at 11:36:04 / 11:36 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hi9b. Unique identifier: us2000hi9b.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gōdo, Tanabe, Inuyama. Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Nagoya-shi (c. 2 191 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Toyohashi (c. 378 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Nara-shi (c. 367 400 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Toyota (c. 362 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Okazaki (c. 352 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Kasugai (c. 298 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 14 km N of Ise, Japan.
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