A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Yoshino-cho in Japan. Exact location of earthquake, 135.8527° East, 34.3854° North, depth 68.08 km. Event id: us2000i5ha. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000i5ha. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:51:51 / 8:51 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 68.08 km (42 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/10/18 / 2018-10-27 11:51:51 / October 27, 2018 @ 11:51 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 47 km (29 miles) from Ōsaka-shi (c. 2 592 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Kobe (c. 1 528 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Kyoto (c. 1 459 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Sakai (c. 782 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Nishinomiya-hama (c. 468 900 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Amagasaki (c. 442 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Miki, Toba, Komono (min 5000 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 1 km SSW of Yoshino-cho, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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