A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Tanabe in Japan. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/11/18 / 2018-11-04 23:19:16 / November 4, 2018 @ 11:19 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 36.55 km (23 miles). Exact location, longitude 135.2762° East, latitude 33.6118° North, depth = 36.55 km. Id of earthquake: us2000i6tg. Event ids that are associated: us2000i6tg. The temblor was picked up at 08:19:16 / 8:19 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Minato (c. 375 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Wakayama-shi (c. 351 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Tokushima-shi (c. 267 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Kishiwada (c. 205 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Kaizuka (c. 92 600 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Tanabe (c. 69 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Narutochō-mitsuishi (c. 64 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kishiwada, Kaizuka, Ishii.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 15 km SSW of Tanabe, Japan.
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