A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Toba in Japan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 351.34 km (218 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/11/18 / 2018-11-14 11:39:51 / November 14, 2018 @ 11:39 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 20:39:51 / 8:39 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000hrjx. Event ids that are associated: us1000hrjx. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 137.1298 East, latitude 33.8533 North, depth = 351.34 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Ise (c. 97 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Toba (c. 23 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Owase (c. 22 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Owase, Ise, Toba (min 5000 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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